3018Beachpatrol Altona Beaches

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Altona Beach forms the southern boundary of the town of Altona, with the Esplanade paralleling the beach. The beach is crossed by the 500 m long Altona Pier. The beach runs roughly east-west for 3 km from the point at Frazer Reserve, past the town to the western drainage channel, called Laverton Creek. There are also picnic areas in foreshore reserves at either end of the beach. The beach is widest near the pier, but narrows west of the groyne, which is located 100 m past the pier. Intertidal and subtidal sand flats front the beach, requiring a long wade to reach deep water.

There's the pier, the park, the white sand and long sweeps of panoramic beach. What's not to like about Altona?. This has to be the undiscovered gem of Melbourne.. Lots of cafes. The family friendly outdoor recreation destination for Melbourne

 

How much difference has 3018 group made in this year?

Kgs of rubbish collectedShopping bags of rubbishVolunteer HoursBottles & cans
    
370169388872

How much difference has 3018 group made in Previous years?

Kgs of rubbish collectedShopping bags of rubbishVolunteer HoursBottles & cans
    
2070105011973269

Most Recent 3018 Group Activities

Altona BP 3018 8 December Clean up by 3018@beachpatrol.com.au

19kgs of litter and 600 cigarette butts in one hour with only 13 litter enthusiasts on a Sunday afternoon, we call that a win! A few of the regulars and a few first timers got the job done and then some.

 

It's very clear summer has started again with the bins overflowing, people forgetting that we have only one planet and family fun bbqs turning into litter fests without intent.

 

The job is not yet done,but it is for coordinators Yumi and Gilbert, so if you feel that you can help coordinate (one of the) new litter pick Sundays for 2020, get in touch any time.

 

Thanks to all who attended, we might have been small in numbers, but we were big in results!

3018 BP Cleanup November 2019 by 3018@beachpatrol.com.au

3018 Altona BP Clean up by 3018@beachpatrol.com.au

Another clean up done for October thanks to 30 big and small volunteers. We had a slightly smaller catch in kilos, but all those plastic wrappers make a big mess, even if they weigh next to nothing! We also found 1,750 cigarette butts and close to 50 containers (bottle and cans). Well done all!

Our next 3018 Altona cleanup will be on Sunday 10 November, so if you feel like joining in, come find us from 3-4pm on the corner of Pier Street and Esplanade.

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3018BP Contact Details

If you live in the area and want to contribute to keeping your beaches clean then Sign up with 3018 BeachPatrol to become a member. As a member you will get

  • Email updates on news and upcoming activities
  • Free BeachPatrol Tee shirt
  • Share some together time at a local cafe after the 
  • beach cleaning session
  • Participate in BeachPatrol social functions

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Last 3018 Group Data

Activity DateNo. bagslitter - KgHrs
    
08-Dec-201971918

Last 3018 Group Activity

Altona BP 3018 8 December Clean up by 3018@beachpatrol.com.au

19kgs of litter and 600 cigarette butts in one hour with only 13 litter enthusiasts on a Sunday afternoon, we call that a win! A few of the regulars and a few first timers got the job done and then some.

 

It's very clear summer has started again with the bins overflowing, people forgetting that we have only one planet and family fun bbqs turning into litter fests without intent.

 

The job is not yet done,but it is for coordinators Yumi and Gilbert, so if you feel that you can help coordinate (one of the) new litter pick Sundays for 2020, get in touch any time.

 

Thanks to all who attended, we might have been small in numbers, but we were big in results!

In this year

Most Common Items selected
 
Cigarette butts
Drink Containers. All bottles and cans for CDS count
Plastic fragments < 5cm

Spotting plastic nurdles

This year todate - Recording started after Oct 2015

None100+1000+
   
1020

Spotting plastic nurdles

In previous years

None100+1000+
   
28120