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Activity date : Saturday, 23 June 2018
Location : 3207
Full shopping bags picked up : 7 Bags
Estimated kgs picked up : 30 Kg
Time spent for this event : 12 Hours
Number of collected bottles : 22
Number of collected syringes : 3
Cleaned length : 200 m
Cleaned width : 30 m
Cleaned area : 6000 m2
Most common items collected : Plastic fragments >5 cm
Plastic fragments < 5cm
Plastic chip bags and confectionary wrappers
Were there any nurdles? : 100+

7 volunteers from Vero Insurance performed a clean on a Port Melbourne Beach today.  IT was a week after a storm and there was a lot of plastic on the beach to remove.  Over all the removed 5193 pieces off about 200 m of beach.  

Items >50 mm   1324 Items < 50 mm  1217

Microplastics 289 Nurdles  307

Plastic bags or bits of bags 150 Zip lock bags 19

Baitbags & fishing gear 11 Straws 233

Bottle tops 145 Bottles/Cans 22

Bottle labels 56 Food wrappers  1063

Food containers  114 Cups   35

Cutlery 7 Balloons and strings    13

Butts 39 Polystyrene bits 183

Syringes  3

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