3195Parkdale BeachPatrol Covering the Parkdale Beaches

3195Parkdale BeachPatrol - Parkdale

 

3195Parkdale is a group of volunteers that meet up once a month on a Sunday morning at 10am, spending an hour picking up rubbish along the beach and foreshore. Our first clean up session took place in August 2014.

Regular beach visitors will notice that the beach is often littered with rubbish, particularly after heavy rains, when storm water brings street litter to the Bay. The task of cleaning this rubbish is more than Council can manage and that's where BeachPatrol comes in.

The structure of our clean ups is that we request volunteers arrive with their own gloves and we provide bags to collect the rubbish. We usually send the volunteers in both directions from the meeting point. Each person then spends 45 minutes collecting rubbish before heading back to the meeting point where we take photo of all the volunteers attending and the rubbish collected. Lastly we weigh each bag collected to determine the total of our haul before placing it into nearby council provided rubbish and recycle bins.

Our fabulous volunteers are community minded locals who share a passion for keeping our beaches clean for everyone to enjoy. We encourage volunteers to become regulars but understand everyone is time poor. That's why 1 hour is the perfect amount of time. Come on down to our next clean up, bring the kids and get them involved. Tell your friends and help spread the word. You can also find us on Facebook. See you at the next clean up!

How much difference has 3195Parkdale group made in this year?

Kgs of rubbish collectedShopping bags of rubbishVolunteer HoursBottles & cans
    
126618351

How much difference has 3195Parkdale made in Previous years?

Kgs of rubbish collectedShopping bags of rubbishVolunteer HoursBottles & cans
    
916461694441

Most Recent 3195Parkdale Group Activities

Parkdale Apr '18 Clean Up by parkdale3195@beachpatrol.com.au

Cracking day for our April clean up on Parkdale beach. We had a good turn of 20 volunteers including some new starters. Always great to add some new faces to our growing list of regulars. In 1 hour we managed to collect 38 kg and of rubbish and recycling from the foreshore which included 2 big bags of cigarette butts.

Already looking forward to our May Clean up, especially if this awesome weather hangs around.

Parkdale Mar '18 Clean Up by parkdale3195@beachpatrol.com.au

Happy Clean Up Australia Day #CUAD Parkdale! We had 25 volunteers out in force collecting 18kg of rubbish that consisted of cigarette butts and small plastic waste. We also had our biggest haul of balls. Must be some sad dogs or people went for 6 and out in beach cricket.
Great to see a few new faces today and faithful regulars. Special shout out to Narelle Derix for her amazing CUAD cake. It tasted as good as it looked.

Parkdale Feb '18 Clean Up by parkdale3195@beachpatrol.com.au

What a cracking day we had yesterday for our February Clean Up with 18 enthusiastic volunteers that included a few new faces which is great to see. Together we collected over 30kg of rubbish. Sadly the volume of cigarette butts was appalling. We collected a full bag in the Antibes St beach car park alone. Find of the month was definitely a toilet seat.

See you all again shortly as we move out of our normal cycle for March to coincide with Clean up Australia day on March 4th at 10am. That's the same weekend as the Mordialloc Festival so there's another great reason to be down at the beach.

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3195Parkdale BP Contact details

If you live in the area and want to contribute to keeping your beaches clean then Sign up with 3195Parkdale 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

Next 3195Parkdale Clean

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Last 3195Parkdale Data

Activity DateNo. bagslitter - KgHrs
    
22-Apr-2018193820

Last 3195Parkdale Activity

Parkdale Apr '18 Clean Up by parkdale3195@beachpatrol.com.au

Cracking day for our April clean up on Parkdale beach. We had a good turn of 20 volunteers including some new starters. Always great to add some new faces to our growing list of regulars. In 1 hour we managed to collect 38 kg and of rubbish and recycling from the foreshore which included 2 big bags of cigarette butts.

Already looking forward to our May Clean up, especially if this awesome weather hangs around.

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+
   
400

In previous years

None100+1000+
   
3230