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COASTAL CLEANUP DAY
Saturday, SEPT 15, 2012 - 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 - San Francisquito Creek @ Middlefield Rd.
30 1.25 400 375
SITE #2: Palo Alto - Matadero Creek @ E. Bayshore Rd.
32 0.50 180 15
SITE #3: Palo Alto - Adobe Creek @ E. Bayshore Rd.
34 1.75 200 80
SITE #4: Los Altos - Permanente Creek @ Portland Ave.
16 0.75 98 108
SITE #5: Moutain View - Stevens Creek @ Central Ave.
30 1.50 500 50
SITE #6: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ Dana St.
combined with site 5
SITE #7: Sunnyvale - Guadalupe Slough West Channel @ Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant
47 3.25 1,860 290
SITE #8: Cupertino - Stevens Creek Reservoir @ dam
100 4.00 400 15
SITE #9: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Agnew Rd.
5 0.25 46 2
SITE #10: Santa Clara - Calabazas Creek @ MIssion College Blvd.
12 0.75 223 53
SITE #11: Santa Clara - Saratoga Creek @ Benton St.
36 2.00 180 30
SITE #12: Santa Clara - Saratoga Creek @ El Camino Real
6 0.25 172 20
SITE #13: San Jose - New Chicago Marsh @ Grand Blvd.
23 0.11 445 30
SITE # 14: San Jose - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Williams Rd.
12 1.00 300 10
SITE #15: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Taylor St.
95

0.50

500 --
SITE #16: San Jose - Los Gatos Creek @ Park Ave.
75 1.00 3,000 --
SITE #17: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Hwy. 880
34 0.75 900 --
SITE #18: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Julian
16 1.00 1,140 --
SITE #19: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ St. John St.
30 1.00 900 500
SITE #20: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Park Ave.
101 1.00 5,640 --
SITE #21: San Jose - Ross Creek @ Meridian Ave.
21 2.10 50 60
SITE #22: San Jose - Upper Penitencia Creek @ Capitol Ave.
85 2.00 1,200 1,800
SITE #23: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Rock Springs Park
15 0.27 310 20
SITE #24: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Tully Rd.
95 0.75 3,800 --
SITE #25: San Jose - Calero Creek @ paved Calero Creek Trail
19 2.00 20 40
SITE #26: San Jose - Thompson Creek @ Aborn Rd.
46 0.11 1,955 140
SITE #27: San Jose - Los Alamitos Creek Almaden Reservoir Guadalupe Creek @ Harry Rd.
255 18.00 3,250 4,300
SITE #28: San Jose - Coyote Creek and Cottonwood Lake @ Hellyer Park
56 6.00 1,300 360
SITE #29: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Coleman Rd. 40 1.50 160 120
SITE #30: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ Lark Ave. 13 2.00 100 30
SITE #31: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ Camden Ave. 8 2.00 5 30
SITE #32: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ Creekside Way 2 0.11 180 --
SITE #33: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ Hamilton Ave. 35 0.75 600 100
SITE #34: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Hamilton Ave. 43 1.00 61 30
SITE #35: Los Gatos - Los Gatos Creek @ Vasona Lake County Park 63 7.00 200 100
SITE #36: Morgan Hill - Anderson Lake @ launch ramp 9 0.20 70 2
SITE #37: Morgan Hill - West Little Llagas Creek Cielino 27 0.62 322 50
SITE #38: Morgan Hill - West Little Llagas Creek @ Edmundson 12 1.00 220 --
SITE #39: Gilroy - Uvas Creek Luchessa Ave. 78 2.10 3,270 50
SITE #40: Gilroy - Coyote Reservoir @ campground 34 2.00 270 210
SITE #41: Los Gatos - Lexington Reservoir @ launch ramp 11 0.41 20 10
SITE #42: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Hwy. 237 32 2.00 56 644
SITE #43: Palo Alto- San Francisquito Creek @ Alma St. 15 0.75 300 100
TOTALS:
1,748 77.28 34,803 9,774

Strange and unusual items found include:

fire extinguisher, reuable vacuum bag, safe door, old fashion can opener, toy dinasaur, small cable spool, dead snake, bike with pedals removed, fireworks mortar launcher, surfboard, garbage disposal, bed frame, truck rack, crawdad trap, turtle shell, car fender, door screen, chicken wire, bongo drum, wrench, voodoo doll, skateboard, car parts, shoes, life-size santa claus lawn ornament, truck bed, sofa, leather office chair, mattress and box springs, inflatable raft, helium tank, designer handbag, blonde wig, brand new screwdriver, clean one dollar bill, squirrel skull, propane tank, car bumper, manniquin head, ammunition, tent, gutter, turn table, bed frame, tomato cages, convertible dodge 1962, crab trap, hibachi, tv tray, SS card, bike frame, metal pylon, fence plank, checkbook, sign on wheels, dentures, leather jacket, 2 lounge chairs, shopping cart, dvd player, circuit board, bookcase, IV tube, yoga mat, mini toilet, dog collar (without the dog), old glass bottles, light switch cover, weber kettle, childs wooden play set, tape dispenser, carpet, tires, vehicle tail pipe, bike frames, PVC pipe, exercise ball, flag pole, wooden chair.


 

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