The following figures have been calculated based on 733 report forms
filled-in during 2021.

73,562

Pounds of trash
and recycling removed

7,568

Volunteers

733

Cleanups

WASTE COLLECTED

Total number of items collected in 733 cleanups: 352989 quantified items.

TOP 10 ITEMS COLLECTED

92708
Cigarette Butts

25309
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

25092
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

20043
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

19141
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

17138
Rope (1 yard = 1 piece)

16934
Foam fragments larger than a dime

12562
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

8251
Plastic Straws

6972
Plastic Bottles (beverage)

COMMON + PRIORITY ITEMS

92,708
Cigarette Butts

6,972
Plastic Bottles (beverage)

4,522
Plastic Bags (shopping/grocery)

8,251
Plastic Straws

3,447
Plastic Forks, Knives, Spoons

3,541
Plastic Cups

1,354
Foam Cups

1,611
Foam Take-Out Food Containers

5,849
Plastic Lids (yogurt lids, coffee lids, etc)

19,141
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

1,859
Balloons

COVID-19 PRIORITY ITEMS

1,527
Disinfectant wipes

1,204
Latex Gloves

577
Single-Use Mask with Filter

677
Reusable Cloth Mask

301
Reusable Gloves

2,280
Single-Use Surgical Mask

FRAGMENTS

16,934
Foam fragments larger than a dime

25,092
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

25,309
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

20,043
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

1,290
Nurdles (small pre-production plastic pellets)

PLASTIC + STYROFOAM

FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING

257
6-Pack Holders

4,286
Plastic Bags (other: zip-lock, trash, etc)

12,562
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

460
Juice Boxes

587
Plates (foam)

305
Plates (plastic)

1,012
Plastic Stirrers

1,492
Take-Out Food Containers (plastic)

SMOKING

673
Plastic Cigarette Lighters

2,673
Plastic Cigar Tips

1,274
Plastic Tobacco Packaging/Wrap

228
Vape Cartridges

85
Single-use weed containers

PERSONAL CARE

127
Diapers

305
Syringes

184
Tampons/Tampon Applicators

77
Toothbrushes

540
Toothpicks/Floss

FISHING

258
Bait Bags/Containers

205
Buoys/Floats

364
Large foam pieces

1,799
Fishing Line (1 yard = 1 piece)

368
Hooks/Sinkers/Lures

93
Light Sticks

255
Nets

52
Pots and Traps

17,138
Rope (1 yard = 1 piece)

OTHER PLASTIC

664
Plastic Bottles (non-beverage like bleach, cleaners, oil, etc)

78
Foam Coolers

415
Shotgun wads

5,301
Plastic Film/Wrapper (non-food or unknown)

1,285
Zip Ties

600
Dog poop bags

3,300
Other Plastic Items

PAPER + WOOD

1,215
Paper Bags

560
Paper Cigarette Boxes

564
Paper Cups

5,964
Paper/Wood Fragments/Pieces

5,873
Paper Napkins

428
Paper Plates

470
Paper Straws

810
Paper Take-Out Food Containers

522
Treated Wood (i.e. pallets; NOT driftwood)

419
Wood Coffee/Drink Stirrers

1,734
Other Paper/Wood Items

METAL

6,742
Metal Bottle Caps

5,959
Aluminum Cans (beverage)

711
Cans (other metal)

1,915
Metal Fragments

793
Other Metal Items

GLASS

3,556
Glass Bottles (beverage)

6,587
Glass Fragments

147
Other Glass Items

RUBBER/LATEX

103
Condoms

48
Tires

671
Other Rubber/Latex Items

OTHER

1,142
Fireworks

75
Tarps

2,190
Other Items