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Past Events Results

 

NATIONAL RIVER CLEANUP DAY
Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 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
17 0.125 553 26
SITE #2: Palo Alto - San Francisquito Creek @ Middlefield Rd.
30 1.940 2,500 5
SITE #3: Palo Alto - Matadero Creek @ E. Bayshore Rd.
15 1.5 450 30
SITE #4: Palo Alto - Adobe Creek @ East Meadow Dr.
29 2.5 500 575
SITE #5: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ La Avenida
49 1 750 120
SITE #6: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ Moffet Blvd.
5 0.3 230 65
SITE #7: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ El Camino Real
16 1 600 400
SITE #8: Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale West Channel @ Mathilda
10 3 90 5
SITE #9: Sunnyvale East Channel & Calbazas Creek @ HWy 237
30 1.6 440 53
SITE #10: Cupertino - Stevens Creek @ dam
46 2 350 70
SITE #11: Cupertino - Calbazas Creek @ Creekside Park to Miller Ave.
56 2 150 225
SITE #12: Cupertino - Regnart Creek @ Blaney Ave.
110 0.5 20 15
SITE # 13: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek - Great America Pkwy
40 1 375 25
SITE #14: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Monroe
35 0.5 600 15
SITE #15: Santa Clara - Saratoga Creek @ El Camino Real
26 0.406 840 30
SITE #16: San Jose - Saratoga Creek @ Kosich Dr.
30 1.5 50 10
SITE #17: San Jose - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Williams Rd.
14 2 50 10
SITE #18: San Jose - Guadalupe (East Bank) - 880 to 101
12 0.5 830 280
SITE #19: San Jose - Guadalupe (West Bank) - 880 to 101
35 0.5 2,000 2,000
SITE #20: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Coleman Ave.
30 2 2,250 n/a
SITE #21: San Jose - Upper Penitencia Creek @ Capitol Ave.
30 0.5 500 200
SITE #22: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ W. Santa Clara St.
30 1 300 75
SITE #23: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Santa Clara St.
26 0.25 1,045 185
SITE #24: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ San Carlos
10 0.34 400 40
SITE #25: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Hellyer Park to Metcalf Rd.
70 5 1,160 75
SITE #26: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Blossom Hill Rd.
32 0.6 600 400
SITE #27: San Jose - Los Alamitos Creek @ McKean Rd.
55 4 7,200 900
SITE # 28: Campbell - San Tomas Creek @ Hamilton Ave. 13 0.5 165 5
SITE #29: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Silacci Dr. 15 1 50 50
SITE # 30: San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Westomont Ave. 16 0.38 250 50
SITE #31: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ 1250 Dell Ave. to Campbell Ave. 75 22 700 180
SITE #32: Gilroy - Uvas Creek @ Santa Teresa 30 3 1,100 100
SITE #33: Morgan Hill - Chsbro Reservoir 3 1.5 50 5
SITE #34: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Julian St. 28 0.5 1,500 n/a
TOTALS:
1,068 66.441 29,098 6,394

Strange and unusal items found include:

Novel, futon, downspout, fire extinguishers, computer monitors, tires, spear, medicine ball, child's chalkboard easel, comforter, carseat, speed measuring baseball, microwave ovens, shopping carts, tent, sleeping bag, chairs, circuit board, garbage disposal unit, duck decoy, BBQ, car axle, bike wheel, child's scooter, construction debris, golf balls, yield sign, airgun, dog house, pool cover roll up bar, lamp, chunks of metal, bicycle, canibus cards, liquor bottle, beaded curtain, Coach purse, reflective road marker, fan propeller, packed suitcase, recycling bins, bed, dentures, credit card, Harley Davidson chain guard, bicycle brake cables, shoe, ladder, fishing lines, squirrel bait station, TV, syringe inside vodka bottle.


 

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