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Activity date : Sunday, 21 July 2019
Location : LOS3030
Full BP/LOS bgs picked up Inc bottles & cans : 92 Bags
Full BP/LOS bgs of drink containers picked up : 5 Bags
Estimated kgs picked up : 293 Kg
Time spent for this event : 29 Hours
Number of collected bottles : 60
Container Volume % of total rubbish : 5.43%
Number of collected syringes : 30
Cleaned length : 500 m
Cleaned width : 1 m
Cleaned area : 500 m2
Most common items collected : Cigarette butts
Drink Containers. All bottles and cans for CDS count
Plastic fragments >5 cm
Were there any nurdles? : None

Today the Love Our Street 3030 team included 13 adults, 6 children and 1 baby and we cleaned around the Werribee River, behind the Watton Street shops and several of the city car parks.

 

Together we removed a whopping 293 kilos of litter from our city. A lot of this was building supplies, with 60kilos of tiles, 40 kilos of roofing panels, several pallets & some scrap metal. It would seem the enforcement of the rules that apply to builders/renovators is pretty slack. According to John Forrester, the Werribee Riverkeeper, who joined us today, a lot of these building supplies have been on site for sometime.

 

The kids had a great time and enjoyed the free share of sunglasses Lisa bought along kindly donated by her neighbour. Morning snacks went down a treat, thanks to some extras provided by Alicia.

 

With such a big haul from the Werribee City Centre, the Wyndham City rubbish collectors were a little shocked with the amount the Love Our Street 3030 team collected today.

 

Thanks you Love Our Street 3030 team:

Courtney, Trish, Felix, Ebony, (baby Felix), Shellianne, Donna, Meg, Graham, Keven, Lisa, Rosey, Brooke, Sophie, Violet, John, Arnold, Alicia, Cobus and Edith.

 

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