Posted By: Megan Peloso

group-shot-september-2016Lake Windermere Fall Shoreline Clean up Results
September 25, 2016

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Cleanup Summary
Weight (in kilograms) 40
# of Trash Bags Filled 7
# of Recycling Bags Filled 2
# PEOPLE  28
Litter Items TOTAL
Cigarette Butts 694
Food Wrappers 74
Take out Containers (plastic) 19
Take out Containers (foam) 2
Bottle Caps (plastic) 48
Bottle Caps (metal) 32
Lids (plastic) 16
Straws, Stirrers 28
Forks, Knives, Spoons 5
Beverage Bottles (plastic) 19
Beverage Bottles (glass) 59
Beverage Cans 50
Grocery Bags (plastic) 9
Other Plastic Bags 32
Paper Bags 50
Cups & Plates (paper) 38
Cups & Plates (plastic) 12
Cups & Plates (foam) 5
Condoms 1
Diapers 0
Syringes 0
Tampons/Tampon Applicators 1
6-Pack Holders 4
Other Plastic, Foam packaging 111
Other Plastic bottles (oil, bleach, etc.) 4
Strapping Bands 15
Tobacco Packaging/Wrappers 19
Appliances (refrigerators, washers, etc) 0
Balloons 4
Batteries 2
Cigar Tips 21
Cigarette Lighters 2
Clothing, Shoes 28
Construction Materials 60
Fireworks 17
Tires 5
Toys 20
Fishing Buoys, Pots & Traps 1
Fishing Line (1 yard/metre = 1 piece) 1
Fshing Lures/Light Sticks 2
Fishing Net & Pieces 6
Rope (1 yard/metre = 1 piece) 17
Tiny Trash less than 2.5 cm  
Foam Pieces 75
Glass pieces 127
Plastic Pieces 262
Litter Items of Local Concern
Item 1 – Misc. paper (not listed) 37
Item 2 – Misc. metal (not listed) 15
Item 3 – Dog poop 2
Item 4 – Band-aids (not listed) 4
Item 5 – Bear poops! 2
Most Unusual Items Found
bullet casing 1
large metal piece 1
spray paint 1