The following figures have been calculated based on 53 report forms
filled-in during 2023.

3,114

Pounds of trash
and recycling removed

1,097

Volunteers

53

Cleanups

WASTE COLLECTED

Total number of items collected in 53 cleanups: 39284 quantified items.

TOP 10 ITEMS COLLECTED

7840
Treated Wood (i.e. pallets; NOT driftwood)

3778
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

3762
Cigarette Butts

3509
Foam fragments larger than a dime

3493
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

2802
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

2582
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

1564
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

1061
Nurdles (small pre-production plastic pellets)

990
Plastic Straws

COMMON + PRIORITY ITEMS

3,762
Cigarette Butts

465
Plastic Bottles (beverage)

339
Plastic Bags (shopping/grocery)

990
Plastic Straws

230
Plastic Forks, Knives, Spoons

270
Plastic Cups

202
Foam Cups

147
Foam Take-Out Food Containers

600
Plastic Lids (yogurt lids, coffee lids, etc)

1,564
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

38
Balloons

COVID-19 PRIORITY ITEMS

87
Disinfectant wipes

38
Latex Gloves

51
Single-Use Mask with Filter

7
Reusable Cloth Mask

45
Reusable Gloves

76
Single-Use Surgical Mask

FRAGMENTS

3,509
Foam fragments larger than a dime

3,493
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

2,802
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

3,778
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

1,061
Nurdles (small pre-production plastic pellets)

PLASTIC + STYROFOAM

FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING

25
6-Pack Holders

270
Plastic Bags (other: zip-lock, trash, etc)

2,582
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

17
Juice Boxes

43
Plates (foam)

17
Plates (plastic)

119
Plastic Stirrers

140
Take-Out Food Containers (plastic)

SMOKING

39
Plastic Cigarette Lighters

307
Plastic Cigar Tips

37
Plastic Tobacco Packaging/Wrap

62
Vape Cartridges

36
Single-use weed containers

PERSONAL CARE

7
Diapers

38
Syringes

17
Tampons/Tampon Applicators

9
Toothbrushes

83
Toothpicks/Floss

FISHING

10
Bait Bags/Containers

15
Buoys/Floats

109
Large foam pieces

165
Fishing Line (1 yard = 1 piece)

18
Hooks/Sinkers/Lures

11
Light Sticks

20
Nets

9
Pots and Traps

147
Rope (1 yard = 1 piece)

OTHER PLASTIC

59
Plastic Bottles (non-beverage like bleach, cleaners, oil, etc)

14
Foam Coolers

291
Shotgun wads

331
Plastic Film/Wrapper (non-food or unknown)

80
Zip Ties

82
Dog poop bags

146
Other Plastic Items

PAPER + WOOD

92
Paper Bags

32
Paper Cigarette Boxes

26
Paper Cups

407
Paper/Wood Fragments/Pieces

218
Paper Napkins

32
Paper Plates

70
Paper Straws

31
Paper Take-Out Food Containers

7,840
Treated Wood (i.e. pallets; NOT driftwood)

55
Wood Coffee/Drink Stirrers

80
Other Paper/Wood Items

METAL

253
Metal Bottle Caps

247
Aluminum Cans (beverage)

43
Cans (other metal)

182
Metal Fragments

12
Other Metal Items

GLASS

206
Glass Bottles (beverage)

327
Glass Fragments

7
Other Glass Items

RUBBER/LATEX

7
Condoms

5
Tires

28
Other Rubber/Latex Items

OTHER

57
Fireworks

9
Tarps

109
Other Items