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
    
327165248134

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 September '18 - Clean Up by parkdale3195@beachpatrol.com.au

What a fantastic turnout we had at our September Beach clean. Great to see so many new volunteers, welcome to the group!

All up we had 32 volunteers collect 20 kg of rubbish that included a staggering amount of cigarette butts (note the scale of that bag). We also collected lots of tennis balls (sad dogs) and a mobile phone that's seen better days.

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

October's clean was another great turn out with several new volunteers joining in. We had 36 people of all ages volunteer their precious time to help keep Parkdale Beach looking beautiful. A solid haul of 45kg was collected during our 1hr session. 

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

On a cold but sunny winter day, 14 of Parkdale Beach Patrols finest turned out to pick up 27kg or our beautiful 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

Cleaning DateTimeActivity Details
   
16-Dec-201810:00amChristmas themed clean up Meet at Parkdale war memorial Cnr Beach & Parkers Roads

Last 3195Parkdale Data

Activity DateNo. bagslitter - KgHrs
    
21-Oct-2018214536

Last 3195Parkdale Activity

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

What a fantastic turnout we had at our September Beach clean. Great to see so many new volunteers, welcome to the group!

All up we had 32 volunteers collect 20 kg of rubbish that included a staggering amount of cigarette butts (note the scale of that bag). We also collected lots of tennis balls (sad dogs) and a mobile phone that's seen better days.

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+
   
910

In previous years

None100+1000+
   
3230