posted on February 02, 2020 14:05
Small Street beach area was our destination for our February clean. It was a beautiful sunny morning but quite windy, with lots of broken plastic along the tide line. 24.75kgs of rubbish collected: 55 recyclables collected and 1 syringe. Thanks to the 17 volunteers who were able to come along to help keep our beaches clean for our wildlife. This month we had 1 new member come an join the team, who has offered to launch an Instagram account for the Hampton Beach Patrol group.. Keep your eyes open if you are connected to Instagram and ensure to follow.
Odd items found:
One pair of high leather boots, one lamp, one kitchen knife and two bongs.
Hampton Beach Patrol are joining with Bayside Council and Friends of Bayside Road for Australia Day clean up at Green Point on Sunday the 1st of March commencing at 9am. See details below:
Join us at Green Point, Brighton for Clean Up Australia Day, Sunday 1 March.
Partnering with Hampton Beach Patrol, Love Our Street Hampton and Friends of Bayside Roads, we will be cleaning up the beaches either side of the Green Point car park, including the parkland and along the cliff top.
Bring along a pair of gloves, a hat and a drink bottle and join in the movement to clean up Australia!
Following the litter picking, join us for some light morning tea.
You will have the opportunity to learn about volunteering options in Bayside and discuss with Bayside City Council staff, our sustainability and waste initiatives and learn about what we are doing to address the environmental problems facing our community.
All recyclable items will be counted and the rubbish will be weighed and sorted at the end of the collection. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the audit.
Remember: Public transport to the site is encouraged and is a short walk from Brighton Beach Station. Car parking is free for those who hold a Foreshore Parking Permit
This is an all ages and abilities clean up event.
See you there!