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Past Events Results

 

NATIONAL RIVER CLEANUP DAY
Saturday, May 16, 2009 - 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 @ Alma
7 0.25 230 37
SITE #2: Palo Alto - San Francisquito Creek @ Middlefield Road
21 1.5 400 100
SITE #3: Palo Alto - Adobe and Barron Creeks
25 0.5 540 n/a
SITE #4: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ La Avenida Trail Head
4 0.5 100 20
SITE #5: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ El Camino Real
52 1 1250 n/a
SITE #6: Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale West Channel
Site cancelled      
SITE #7: Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale East Cannel
46 2.5 338 34
SITE #8: Cupertino - Stevens Creek Reservoir
63 4 1000 200
SITE #9: Cupertino - Calabazas Creek
80 3 1000 300
SITE #10: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Tasman Drive
19 2 30 n/a
SITE #11: Santa Clara - Saratoga Creek
39 0.5 300 10
SITE #12: San Jose - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Williams Road
14 1 100 10
SITE # 13: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ GRPG
65 2 1500 600
SITE #14: San Jose - Upper Penitencia Creek
25 0.4 200 n/a
SITE #15: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Old Oakland Road
44 0.5 2490 n/a
SITE #16: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Roosevelt Park
105 0.25 2190 n/a
SITE #17: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ AIDS Memorial Grove
7 0.25 200 n/a
SITE #18: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Selma Olinder Park
56 0.67 400 280
SITE #19: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Story Road
18 0.13 1000 100
SITE #20: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Almaden Expressway
39 0.4 1700 800
SITE #21: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Hellyer Park
43 4 200 10
SITE #22: Los Gatos - Los Alamitos Creek
26 6 9600 19800
SITE #23: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Campbell Avenue
12 1 150 n/a
SITE #24: Campbell - San Tomas Aqunio Creek @ Silacci Drive
28 0.75 100 20
SITE #25: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Westmont High School
15 1.5 400 80
SITE #26: Los Gatos - Los Gatos Creek
20 1.5 150 30
SITE #27: Los Gatos - Lexington Reservoir
30 2 300 30
SITE # 28: Morgan Hill - Chesbro Reservoir 14 2 472 109
SITE #29: Gilroy - Coyote Reservoir 1 1 15 10
SITE # 30: Gilroy - Uvas Creek 34 2 1500 28
SITE #31 - Los Gatos - Los Gatos Creek @ Perc Ponds 15 4 80 25
TOTALS:
967 47.1 27,935 22,633

Strange and unusal items found include:

Microwave, vacuum cleaner, plasma Screen TV 50", majority of roof, 2 office chairs, computer, large truck tire, logs, pink bike frame, motorcycle tank, dash board, 1/2 of automobile in parts, 4 couches, trash compactor, garbage, tea kettle, bird-cage-like trap with crawfish (freed), trash can, full set of sports balls.


 

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