The following figures have been calculated based on 857 report forms
filled-in during 2021.

107,365

Pounds of trash
and recycling removed

10,747

Volunteers

857

Cleanups

WASTE COLLECTED

Total number of items collected in 857 cleanups: 427115 quantified items.

TOP 10 ITEMS COLLECTED

109612
Cigarette Butts

30245
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

28382
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

25334
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

23023
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

19204
Foam fragments larger than a dime

17551
Rope (1 yard = 1 piece)

14916
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

11570
Nurdles (small pre-production plastic pellets)

9517
Plastic Straws

COMMON + PRIORITY ITEMS

109,612
Cigarette Butts

8,564
Plastic Bottles (beverage)

5,498
Plastic Bags (shopping/grocery)

9,517
Plastic Straws

4,078
Plastic Forks, Knives, Spoons

4,265
Plastic Cups

1,644
Foam Cups

1,993
Foam Take-Out Food Containers

6,782
Plastic Lids (yogurt lids, coffee lids, etc)

23,023
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

2,287
Balloons

COVID-19 PRIORITY ITEMS

1,809
Disinfectant wipes

1,354
Latex Gloves

621
Single-Use Mask with Filter

724
Reusable Cloth Mask

342
Reusable Gloves

2,727
Single-Use Surgical Mask

FRAGMENTS

19,204
Foam fragments larger than a dime

28,382
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

30,245
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

25,334
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

11,570
Nurdles (small pre-production plastic pellets)

PLASTIC + STYROFOAM

FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING

310
6-Pack Holders

5,166
Plastic Bags (other: zip-lock, trash, etc)

14,916
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

620
Juice Boxes

669
Plates (foam)

358
Plates (plastic)

1,319
Plastic Stirrers

1,936
Take-Out Food Containers (plastic)

SMOKING

773
Plastic Cigarette Lighters

3,496
Plastic Cigar Tips

1,576
Plastic Tobacco Packaging/Wrap

267
Vape Cartridges

86
Single-use weed containers

PERSONAL CARE

149
Diapers

323
Syringes

211
Tampons/Tampon Applicators

101
Toothbrushes

632
Toothpicks/Floss

FISHING

301
Bait Bags/Containers

227
Buoys/Floats

380
Large foam pieces

1,992
Fishing Line (1 yard = 1 piece)

427
Hooks/Sinkers/Lures

101
Light Sticks

351
Nets

59
Pots and Traps

17,551
Rope (1 yard = 1 piece)

OTHER PLASTIC

744
Plastic Bottles (non-beverage like bleach, cleaners, oil, etc)

95
Foam Coolers

475
Shotgun wads

6,390
Plastic Film/Wrapper (non-food or unknown)

1,817
Zip Ties

635
Dog poop bags

3,785
Other Plastic Items

PAPER + WOOD

1,498
Paper Bags

744
Paper Cigarette Boxes

638
Paper Cups

7,093
Paper/Wood Fragments/Pieces

6,943
Paper Napkins

522
Paper Plates

562
Paper Straws

1,049
Paper Take-Out Food Containers

652
Treated Wood (i.e. pallets; NOT driftwood)

479
Wood Coffee/Drink Stirrers

2,423
Other Paper/Wood Items

METAL

8,173
Metal Bottle Caps

7,168
Aluminum Cans (beverage)

1,426
Cans (other metal)

2,341
Metal Fragments

882
Other Metal Items

GLASS

4,091
Glass Bottles (beverage)

7,561
Glass Fragments

166
Other Glass Items

RUBBER/LATEX

120
Condoms

57
Tires

785
Other Rubber/Latex Items

OTHER

1,418
Fireworks

93
Tarps

2,418
Other Items