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Past Events Results

 

NATIONAL RIVER CLEANUP DAY
Saturday, May 18, 2013 9 a.m. - Noon

Site Name
Number of People Distance Cleaned
(Miles)
Weight of Trash Collected Weight of Recyclables Collected
SITE # 1: Palo Alto - San Francisquito Creek @ Euclid
18 1 150 200
SITE # 2: Palo Alto - Matadero Creek @ East Bayshore
16 0.125 60 115
SITE # 3: Palo Alto - Adobe Creek @ East Bayshore
9 0.2 400 100
SITE # 4: Los Altos - Permanente Creek Diversion Channel @ Portland Avenue
17 1 18 70
SITE # 5: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ Crittenden
N/A N/A N/A Cancelled
SITE # 6: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ El Camino Real
13 1 250 600
SITE # 7: Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale West Channel @ Mathilda
N/A N/A N/A Cancelled
SITE # 8: Sunnyvale – Sunnyvale East Channel @ Highway 237
33 4.5 1,000 30
SITE # 9: Sunnyvale - El Camino Storm Drain @ Reed Avenue
2 0.379 50 15
SITE # 10:Cupertino - Stevens Creek Reservoir
50 2 250 250
SITE # 11: Cupertino – Calabazas & Regnart Creeks @ Bollinger
78 2.5 112 78
SITE # 12: Cupertino - Calabazas Creek @ Miller Avenue
16 .250 15 40
SITE # 13: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Great America Parkway
34 1.5 320 20
SITE # 14: Santa Clara - Saratoga Creek @ El Camino Real
50 3 700 10
SITE # 15: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Monroe
45 1 200 -
SITE # 16: San Jose - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Williams Road
5 1.5 200 50
SITE # 17: San Jose - Saratoga Creek @ Prospect Avenue
12

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25 10
SITE # 18: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Skyport Drive
11 .750 20 8
SITE # 19: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Taylor Street
25 1 1,200 -
SITE # 20: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ W. St. John Street
N/A N/A N/A Cancelled
SITE # 21: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Park Avenue
37 .50 2,490 -
SITE # 22: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Grant Avenue
16 .50 340 125
SITE # 23: San Jose - Upper Penitencia Creek @ Capitol Avenue
35 1.5 200 150
Site # 24: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Ridder Park Drive
7 .038 400 -
SITE # 25: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Watson Park
25 .057 700 30
SITE # 26: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ William Street
3 .250 510 -
SITE # 27: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Rock Creek Park
18 .530 840 -
SITE # 28: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Hellyer Park
21 4.5 150 5
SITE # 29: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Metcalf Road
10 1 200 100
SITE # 30: San Jose - Ross Creek @ Meridian Avenue
4 2 50 10
SITE # 31: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Coleman Road
38 1.5 860 30
SITE # 32: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Hamilton Avenue
7 1 72 12
SITE # 33: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Silacci
17 1 50 200
SITE # 34: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Westmont Avenue
10 .568 60 20
SITE # 35: Los Gatos - Los Gatos Creek @ Vasona Lake County Park
38 8 145 50
SITE # 36: Morgan Hill - Chesbro Reservoir
2 .5 240 10
SITE # 37: Morgan Hill - Anderson Lake
1 .5 20 -
SITE # 38: Morgan Hill - West Little Llagas Creek @ Hillwood Lane
19 1.5 400 5
SITE # 39: Morgan Hill - West Little Llagas Creek @ Spring
24 1.5 372 95
SITE # 40: Morgan Hill - Edmundson Creek @ La Crosse Drive
7 1.2 9 3
SITE # 41: Gilroy - Uvas Creek @ Luchessa Avenue
61 2.1 2,720 115
TOTALS:
834 52,197 15,798 2,556

Strange and unusual items found include:

stuffed shark, toy syringe, bicycle, new men’s jean shorts, 255 tennis balls, 4 left shoes, hard hat, stroller, duffle bag, tricycle, license plate, plastic car, car ramp lifts, camera in a case, glitter star, step ladder, chair, Frisbee, inflatable raft, deer Sabula, 1970 products, car parts, garden shovel, rusted metal pipe, golf balls, tennis balls, swiffer mop, tire, chair, 8 lb hand weight, 24 spray paint cans, traffic cone, bicycle rim, 14 spray cans, hotel key, message in a bottle, pie pan, golf balls, tires, purses, couches, bicycles, blankets, TV, vacuum cleaner, passport, computer printer, hair wig, computer, bowling ball, diaper genie, wolverine figurine, feather boa, Weber BBQ with grate and fuel, lounge chair, queen size box springs, 2 hockey sticks, Playboy magazine, bone, unopened can of cat food, railroad spikes, connector plate, 1960s aluminum can, computer monitor, wooden frame, 3 TVs, engine block, vintage glass, socks and shoes, Weber BBQ.


 

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