posted on January 21, 2017 08:03
The rubbish must have known it was Beach Patrol Day today because it was there in droves.
I'm not sure how the currents and tides work but for some reason today we saw
big numbers of aluminium cans all washed up with the seaweed. Most looked like they had been in the ocean for a while.
All up our 7 volunteers collected 27 bags of rubbish weighing 101.1 kgs including 243 aluminium cans, 28 plastic bottles & 3 glass bottles. We also heard that a man and 2 of our Beach Patrol early birds had picked up a large wheely bin of cans (see photo below) before we started so it could have been 500 plus cans on the beach this morning.
One good thing with the rubbish being so obvious was that the public took more notice of who we are and what we're doing.
Good work everyone,
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