The following figures have been calculated based on 502 report forms
filled-in during 2022.

44,987

Pounds of trash
and recycling removed

13,085

Volunteers

502

Cleanups

WASTE COLLECTED

Total number of items collected in 502 cleanups: 273712 quantified items.

TOP 10 ITEMS COLLECTED

73191
Cigarette Butts

19066
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

18015
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

16323
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

13926
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

13271
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

12901
Foam fragments larger than a dime

7328
Plastic Bottles (beverage)

7194
Plastic Straws

5658
Glass Fragments

COMMON + PRIORITY ITEMS

73,191
Cigarette Butts

7,328
Plastic Bottles (beverage)

4,113
Plastic Bags (shopping/grocery)

7,194
Plastic Straws

2,893
Plastic Forks, Knives, Spoons

2,983
Plastic Cups

1,191
Foam Cups

1,051
Foam Take-Out Food Containers

5,033
Plastic Lids (yogurt lids, coffee lids, etc)

18,015
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

1,233
Balloons

COVID-19 PRIORITY ITEMS

1,468
Disinfectant wipes

657
Latex Gloves

432
Single-Use Mask with Filter

223
Reusable Cloth Mask

211
Reusable Gloves

1,766
Single-Use Surgical Mask

FRAGMENTS

12,901
Foam fragments larger than a dime

16,323
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

19,066
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

13,926
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

3,802
Nurdles (small pre-production plastic pellets)

PLASTIC + STYROFOAM

FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING

210
6-Pack Holders

3,302
Plastic Bags (other: zip-lock, trash, etc)

13,271
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

500
Juice Boxes

367
Plates (foam)

328
Plates (plastic)

914
Plastic Stirrers

1,417
Take-Out Food Containers (plastic)

SMOKING

471
Plastic Cigarette Lighters

2,445
Plastic Cigar Tips

870
Plastic Tobacco Packaging/Wrap

291
Vape Cartridges

62
Single-use weed containers

PERSONAL CARE

149
Diapers

132
Syringes

329
Tampons/Tampon Applicators

136
Toothbrushes

681
Toothpicks/Floss

FISHING

179
Bait Bags/Containers

83
Buoys/Floats

458
Large foam pieces

5,482
Fishing Line (1 yard = 1 piece)

227
Hooks/Sinkers/Lures

85
Light Sticks

192
Nets

194
Pots and Traps

1,160
Rope (1 yard = 1 piece)

OTHER PLASTIC

598
Plastic Bottles (non-beverage like bleach, cleaners, oil, etc)

71
Foam Coolers

782
Shotgun wads

4,210
Plastic Film/Wrapper (non-food or unknown)

793
Zip Ties

634
Dog poop bags

2,543
Other Plastic Items

PAPER + WOOD

998
Paper Bags

348
Paper Cigarette Boxes

617
Paper Cups

4,362
Paper/Wood Fragments/Pieces

3,723
Paper Napkins

356
Paper Plates

562
Paper Straws

367
Paper Take-Out Food Containers

689
Treated Wood (i.e. pallets; NOT driftwood)

491
Wood Coffee/Drink Stirrers

774
Other Paper/Wood Items

METAL

3,514
Metal Bottle Caps

4,718
Aluminum Cans (beverage)

721
Cans (other metal)

1,506
Metal Fragments

622
Other Metal Items

GLASS

2,673
Glass Bottles (beverage)

5,658
Glass Fragments

180
Other Glass Items

RUBBER/LATEX

137
Condoms

68
Tires

310
Other Rubber/Latex Items

OTHER

380
Fireworks

54
Tarps

1,318
Other Items