The following figures have been calculated based on 648 report forms
filled-in during 2022.

56,196

Pounds of trash
and recycling removed

16,067

Volunteers

648

Cleanups

WASTE COLLECTED

Total number of items collected in 648 cleanups: 391873 quantified items.

TOP 10 ITEMS COLLECTED

96407
Cigarette Butts

32685
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

27633
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

25874
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

23495
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

20986
Foam fragments larger than a dime

18427
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

14315
Nurdles (small pre-production plastic pellets)

9440
Plastic Bottles (beverage)

9137
Plastic Straws

COMMON + PRIORITY ITEMS

96,407
Cigarette Butts

9,440
Plastic Bottles (beverage)

5,089
Plastic Bags (shopping/grocery)

9,137
Plastic Straws

3,641
Plastic Forks, Knives, Spoons

3,799
Plastic Cups

1,467
Foam Cups

1,401
Foam Take-Out Food Containers

6,249
Plastic Lids (yogurt lids, coffee lids, etc)

23,495
Plastic Food Wrappers (candy, chip bags, etc)

1,680
Balloons

COVID-19 PRIORITY ITEMS

1,980
Disinfectant wipes

1,124
Latex Gloves

616
Single-Use Mask with Filter

266
Reusable Cloth Mask

251
Reusable Gloves

2,022
Single-Use Surgical Mask

FRAGMENTS

20,986
Foam fragments larger than a dime

25,874
Foam fragments smaller than a dime

32,685
Plastic fragments larger than a dime

27,633
Plastic fragments smaller than a dime

14,315
Nurdles (small pre-production plastic pellets)

PLASTIC + STYROFOAM

FOOD & BEVERAGE PACKAGING

256
6-Pack Holders

4,253
Plastic Bags (other: zip-lock, trash, etc)

18,427
Plastic Bottle Caps + Rings

716
Juice Boxes

521
Plates (foam)

457
Plates (plastic)

1,161
Plastic Stirrers

1,727
Take-Out Food Containers (plastic)

SMOKING

588
Plastic Cigarette Lighters

3,566
Plastic Cigar Tips

1,151
Plastic Tobacco Packaging/Wrap

398
Vape Cartridges

95
Single-use weed containers

PERSONAL CARE

213
Diapers

184
Syringes

389
Tampons/Tampon Applicators

160
Toothbrushes

861
Toothpicks/Floss

FISHING

217
Bait Bags/Containers

114
Buoys/Floats

572
Large foam pieces

5,698
Fishing Line (1 yard = 1 piece)

523
Hooks/Sinkers/Lures

106
Light Sticks

219
Nets

222
Pots and Traps

1,643
Rope (1 yard = 1 piece)

OTHER PLASTIC

690
Plastic Bottles (non-beverage like bleach, cleaners, oil, etc)

81
Foam Coolers

906
Shotgun wads

5,357
Plastic Film/Wrapper (non-food or unknown)

1,129
Zip Ties

843
Dog poop bags

3,075
Other Plastic Items

PAPER + WOOD

1,249
Paper Bags

410
Paper Cigarette Boxes

836
Paper Cups

5,893
Paper/Wood Fragments/Pieces

4,803
Paper Napkins

504
Paper Plates

715
Paper Straws

498
Paper Take-Out Food Containers

907
Treated Wood (i.e. pallets; NOT driftwood)

605
Wood Coffee/Drink Stirrers

1,271
Other Paper/Wood Items

METAL

4,682
Metal Bottle Caps

5,836
Aluminum Cans (beverage)

894
Cans (other metal)

2,112
Metal Fragments

763
Other Metal Items

GLASS

3,299
Glass Bottles (beverage)

6,919
Glass Fragments

296
Other Glass Items

RUBBER/LATEX

164
Condoms

75
Tires

508
Other Rubber/Latex Items

OTHER

771
Fireworks

64
Tarps

1,724
Other Items