The following figures have been calculated based on 538 report forms
filled-in during 2021.

61,496

Pounds of trash
and recycling removed

3,963

Volunteers

538

Cleanups

WASTE COLLECTED

Total number of items collected in 538 cleanups: 230990 quantified items.

TOP 10 ITEMS COLLECTED

57023
Cigarette Butts

18770
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

16870
Rope (1 yard = 1 piece)

16783
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

12884
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

12191
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

12095
Foam fragments larger than a dime

8304
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

5458
Plastic Straws

4189
Paper/Wood Fragments/Pieces

COMMON + PRIORITY ITEMS

57,023
Cigarette Butts

4,083
Plastic Bottles (beverage)

2,547
Plastic Bags (shopping/grocery)

5,458
Plastic Straws

1,964
Plastic Forks, Knives, Spoons

2,228
Plastic Cups

898
Foam Cups

809
Foam Take-Out Food Containers

3,802
Plastic Lids (yogurt lids, coffee lids, etc)

12,884
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

1,448
Balloons

COVID-19 PRIORITY ITEMS

1,109
Disinfectant wipes

681
Latex Gloves

393
Single-Use Mask with Filter

459
Reusable Cloth Mask

203
Reusable Gloves

1,475
Single-Use Surgical Mask

FRAGMENTS

12,095
Foam fragments larger than a dime

18,770
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

16,783
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

12,191
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

1,033
Nurdles (small pre-production plastic pellets)

PLASTIC + STYROFOAM

FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING

119
6-Pack Holders

1,894
Plastic Bags (other: zip-lock, trash, etc)

8,304
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

236
Juice Boxes

411
Plates (foam)

173
Plates (plastic)

667
Plastic Stirrers

1,010
Take-Out Food Containers (plastic)

SMOKING

458
Plastic Cigarette Lighters

1,592
Plastic Cigar Tips

906
Plastic Tobacco Packaging/Wrap

169
Vape Cartridges

59
Single-use weed containers

PERSONAL CARE

84
Diapers

79
Syringes

101
Tampons/Tampon Applicators

49
Toothbrushes

326
Toothpicks/Floss

FISHING

145
Bait Bags/Containers

104
Buoys/Floats

163
Large foam pieces

1,247
Fishing Line (1 yard = 1 piece)

236
Hooks/Sinkers/Lures

69
Light Sticks

219
Nets

45
Pots and Traps

16,870
Rope (1 yard = 1 piece)

OTHER PLASTIC

429
Plastic Bottles (non-beverage like bleach, cleaners, oil, etc)

58
Foam Coolers

323
Shotgun wads

3,086
Plastic Film/Wrapper (non-food or unknown)

810
Zip Ties

271
Dog poop bags

2,451
Other Plastic Items

PAPER + WOOD

873
Paper Bags

343
Paper Cigarette Boxes

331
Paper Cups

4,189
Paper/Wood Fragments/Pieces

3,048
Paper Napkins

345
Paper Plates

322
Paper Straws

572
Paper Take-Out Food Containers

315
Treated Wood (i.e. pallets; NOT driftwood)

224
Wood Coffee/Drink Stirrers

1,025
Other Paper/Wood Items

METAL

3,875
Metal Bottle Caps

3,215
Aluminum Cans (beverage)

406
Cans (other metal)

1,205
Metal Fragments

487
Other Metal Items

GLASS

1,635
Glass Bottles (beverage)

3,883
Glass Fragments

66
Other Glass Items

RUBBER/LATEX

64
Condoms

26
Tires

533
Other Rubber/Latex Items

OTHER

910
Fireworks

63
Tarps

1,536
Other Items