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Past Events Results

   

COASTAL CLEANUP DAY
Saturday, September 20, 2008 - 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Site Name
Number of People Distance Cleaned in miles Weight of Trash Collected Weight of Recyclables Collected
SITE #1: Palo Alto - San Francisquito Creek
300
2
5000
300
SITE #2: Palo Alto - San Francisquito Creek
24
.125
400
75
SITE #3: Palo Alto - Adobe Creek & Barron Creek
55
2.5
1600
700
SITE #4: Mountain View - Permanente Creek
36
1
350
200
SITE #5: Mountain View - Stevens Creek
30
1
1220
100
SITE #6: Alviso - Alviso Marina
26
.250
1500
50
SITE #7: Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale West Channel & Guadalupe Slough
43
1
1875
65
SITE #8: Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale West Channel
27
n/a
300
15
SITE #9: Cupertino - Stevens Creek Dam
74
2.5
2000
700
SITE #10: Cupertino - Calabazas Creek
74
2
300
78
SITE #11: Los Gatos - Vasona Lake County Park
170
5
300
200
SITE #12: Los Gatos - Lexington Reservior
120
1
1600
200
SITE #13: Campbell/Saratoga - Saratoga Creek & Wildwood Park
16
1
120
170
SITE #14: San Jose - San Tomas Creek
6
2
300
120
SITE #15: San Jose - Upper Penitencia Creek
40
.250
400
300
SITE #16: San Jose - Coyote Creek
42
1.5
3000
30
SITE #17: San Jose - Coyote Creek
20
0
100
0
SITE #18: San Jose - Guadalupe River at Discovery Meadow
272
3
1800
500
SITE #19: San Jose - Coyote Creek
30
.125
3000
100
SITE #20: San Jose - Silver Creek
47
.750
600
300
SITE #21: San Jose - Guadalupe River
65
0.5
2300
0
SITE #22: San Jose - Coyote Creek
112
2
10511
10099
SITE #23: San Jose - Los Alamitos Creek
90
4
54000
12000
SITE #24: Morgan Hill - Chesbro Reservior
18
2
1830
0
SITE #25: Gilroy - Coyote Reservoir
15
1
150
0
SITE #26: Gilroy - Uvas Creek
61
2.3
1100
25
TOTALS:
1331
38.8
95656
16327

Strange and unusual items found include:

Rattlesnake in a couch, car bumper, boat battery, car exhaust, ping pong balls, 253 tennis balls, Bob Marley tapestry, wicker chair, triple beam scale, bowling pin, fire extinguisher, homemade rocket, dollar bill, valid credit/debit card, auto front end, stroller, bed spring, bowling ball, part of engine block, coconut, computer monitor, bag of dead bat rays, refrigerator


 

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