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COASTAL CLEANUP DAY
Saturday, SEPT 17, 2011 - 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Site Name
Number of People Distance Cleaned Weight of Trash Collected Weight of Recyclables Collected
SITE # 1: Palo Alto - Matadero Creek @ East Bayshore
52 2.00 250 55
SITE #2: Palo Alto - San Francisquito Creek @ Middlefield Road
83 2.15 2,025 90
SITE #3: Palo Alto - San Francisquito Creek @ El Camino Real.
8 0.60 200 40
SITE #4: Palo Alto - Adobe Creek @ East Bayshore Road
23 2.75 200 250
SITE #5: Los Alto - Permanente Creek @ natural creek near St. Francis High School
44 0.75 278 15
SITE #6: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ End of Central Avenue
44 0.75 278 15
SITE #7: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ Moffett Blvd
12 0.38 150 15
SITE #8: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ El Camino Real
16 1.00 600
SITE #9: Alviso - New Chicago Marsh @ Enviromental Education Center
20 1.5 1,400
SITE #10: Sunnyvale - Guadalupe Slough @ Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant
42 2.20 697 90
SITE #11: Milpitas - Lower Penitencia Creek @ Calavaras Blvd
23 2.00 370 150
SITE #12: Cupertino - Stevens Creek @ Reservoir
50 4.00 510
SITE #13: Cupertino - Calabazas Creek & Regnart Creek @ Creekside Park
82 4.00 510 510
SITE # 14: Santa Calra - Saratoga Creek @ Kiely Road
27 0.50 75 15
SITE #15: Santa Clara - Saratoga Creek @ Pruneridge Ave
20 0.50 360 30
SITE #16: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Agnew Rd.
9 0.25 10 5
SITE #17: Santa Clara - Calabazas Creek @ North of Mission College Blvd.
19 1.00 350 200
SITE #18: SSsanta Clara - Saratoga Creek @ El Camino Real
12 0.50 65 25
SITE #19: San Jose - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Williams Road
6 1.50 270 30
SITE #20: San Jose - Guadalope River @ Highway 880
70 0.15 2,000
SITE #21: San Jose - Upper Penitencia Creek @ Capitol Avenue
60 3.00 1,000 600
SITE #22: San Jose - Upper Penitencia Creek @ King Road
1 0.50 40
SITE #23: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Santa Clara Street
38 0.13 1,300
SITE #24: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Story Road
24 0.50 1,000
SITE #25: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Park Ave
87 1.00 2,045
SITE #26: San Jose - Calero Creek @ Paved Calero Creek Trail
10 2.19 50 150
SITE #27: San Jose - Thompson Creek @ Aborn Road
10 0.20 930 2
SITE #28: San Jose - Los Alamitos Creek & Harry Road
269 18.00 6,350 4,250
SITE #29: San Jose - Coyote Creek & Cottonwood Lake @ Hellyer Park 64 2.00 215 14
SITE #30: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ West Santa Clara Street 25 1.50 550 150
SITE #31: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Coleman Road 33 400 10
SITE #32: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ Bascom Ave. 15 1.00 630 240
SITE #33: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ Creekside Way 15 0.11 500 100
SITE #34: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Halmiton Ave. 15 0.50 100 2
SITE #35: Los Gatos - Los Gatos Creek @ Roberts Road 96 7.00 325 150
SITE #36: Los Gatos - Los Gatos Creek @ Blossom Valley 29 3.00 50 70
SITE #37: Los Gatos - Los Gatos Creek @ Oka Road 41 2.20 115 30
SITE #38: Morgan Hill - Anderson Lake @ Woodchoopers 7 1.25 400 50
SITE #39: Morgan Hill - Paradise Creek @ Paradise Park 9 2 80 90
SITE #40: Morgan Hill - West Little Llagas Creek @ Cielino Drive 11 1.00 1,350
SITE #41: Gilroy - Uvas Creek @ Highway 101 133 2.10 4,000 50
SITE #42: Gilroy - Coyote Lake @ Santa Teresa 6 0.75 30 10
SITE #43: San Jose - Lexington Reservior @ Homestead 44 1.00 450 35
TOTALS:
1639 77.72 32,390 7,773

Strange and unusual items found include:

unidentified bones, sneakers hanging from a tree, coconut, american flag, big girl's softball sign , complete snake skin, long pipes, credit card from 2006, metal cover, large foam dice, burned shirt, pie server, hubcap, exercise bike, 4.5 foot plastic doll, complete bbq set, sump pump connector hose, pool toys, hula hoop, shopping cart, dismantled work bench, tablet press from Longs Drugs, stuffed animal toy, car seats, large piece of insulated wire, bike sign on a pole, hat, bicycle, cell phones, tires, sheet metal, chicken wire, basketball hoop, phone book, mattresses, couch, clothes, sleeping bag, old fashion milk jug, chest of drawers, plastic doll, rebar, box spring, mattress, golf cart, fireworks, styrofoam bean bag, handicap sign, old refrigerator, car wheel, hubcap, new iron in a box, drywall, huge industrial raft, axle hub, rake, fence pieces, newcastle beer keg, 10' long metal railing, chopsticks, small animal cage, box of cornmeal, lawn chair, artifical christmas tree, live oak high school equipment trunk, PVC pipes, rusty car parts, paddle


 

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