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Past Events Results

 

NATIONAL RIVER CLEANUP DAY
Saturday, May 17, 2014 9 a.m. - Noon

Site Name
Number of People Distance Cleaned
(Miles)
Weight of Trash Collected Weight of Recyclables Collected
SITE # 1: East Palo Alto - San Francisquito Creek @ Woodland
21 1.20 500 300
SITE # 2: Palo Alto - Matadero Creek @ East Bayshore
20 .50 47 15
SITE # 3: Palo Alto - Adobe Creek @ East Bayshore
18 .50 190 110
SITE # 4: Los Altos - Permanente Creek Diversion Channel @ Portland Avenue
30 1.00 60 55
SITE # 5: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ Central Avenue
18 1.00 600 50
SITE # 6: Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale West Channel @ Mathilda Ave.
7 2.00 15 8
SITE # 7: Sunnyvale East Channel/Calabazas and San Tomas creeks - Baylands to Fair Oaks Park
26 2.70 1,010 20
SITE # 8: Sunnyvale – El Camino Storm Drain @ Reed Ave.
3 .50 160 50
SITE # 9: Santa Clara- Wilcox Avenue (land based cleanup) @ Esperanca Ave.
4 1.00 30 ***
SITE # 10: Santa Clara- Guadalupe River @ Ulistac Natural Area
15 2.00 40 ***
SITE # 11: Santa Clara– San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Scott Blvd.
28 1.00 160 ****
SITE # 12: Santa Clara- Saratoga Creek @ Benton Street
56 2.00 300 30
SITE # 13: Santa Clara - Saratoga Creek @ Bowe
9 1.00 250 ***
SITE # 14: Cupertino - Calabazas and Regnart creeks @ Bollinger Road and Creekside Park
66 2.00 225 150
SITE # 15: Cupertino - Calabazas Creek @ Miller Ave.
11 .25 25 2
SITE # 16: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Hamilton Ave.
3 1.00 31 ***
SITE # 17: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Westmont Ave.
2

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105 5
SITE # 18: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Silacci Drive
25 .75 100 30
SITE # 19: Los Gatos- Los Gatos Creek @ Camden Ave.
16 1.50 690 460
SITE # 20: Los Gatos- Los Gatos Creek @ Highway 85
18 7.00 105 35
SITE # 21: Saratoga - Saratoga Creek @ Prospect Ave.
14 .017 25 2
SITE # 22: San Jose - Los Gatos Creek @ Bascom Ave.
35 .50 700 200
SITE # 23: San Jose - Los Gatos Creek @ Leigh Ave.
79 1.00 750 180
Site # 24: San Jose - Los Gatos Creek @ Highway 280
25 .50 1,000 ***
SITE # 25: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Edwards Ave.
39 .50 1,000 200
SITE # 26: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Grant Ave.
12 .25 690 ***
SITE # 27: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ W. Santa Clara St.
25 1.00 1,500 500
SITE # 28: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Coleman
47 .50 670 ***
SITE # 29: San Jose - Los Gatos Creek @ Park Ave.
43 .50 7,000 ***
SITE # 30: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Highway 880
15 1.00 360 ***
SITE # 31: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Williams St.
40 .25 700 100
SITE # 32: San Jose- Coyote Creek @ Watson Park
66 .50 2,350 600
SITE # 33: San Jose- New Chicago Mars @ Grand Blvd.
9 .25 600 20
SITE # 34: San Jose- Upper Penitencia Creek @ Capitol Ave.
60 2.00 1,300 600
SITE # 35: San Jose- Coyote Creek @ Saraband Way
2 .03 150 80
SITE # 36: San Jose- Coyote Creek @ Capitol Expwy.
4 1.00 20 20
SITE # 37: San Jose- Thompson Creek @ Aborn Rd.
2 .06 45 ***
SITE # 38: San Jose- Coyote Creek @ Metcalf Rd.
63 7.00 800 ***
SITE # 39: San Jose- Guadalupe River @ Coleman Rd.
16 1.50 600 ***
SITE # 40: San Jose - Ross Creek @ Branham Lane
5 2.00 30 2
SITE # 41: San Jose- Guadalupe Reservoir
16 2.00 840 5
SITE # 42: San Jose- Randol Creek @ Almaden Expressway 2 .25 10 35
SITE # 43: San Jose- Coyote Creek @ Metcalf Rd. 7 .25 225 ***
SITE # 44: Morgan Hill- Fisher Creek @ Old Monterey Rd 3 .09 10 17
SITE # 45: Morgan Hill- Anderson Reservoir 9 1.00 50 7
SITE # 46: Morgan Hill- West Little Llagas Creek @ Edmundson 23 .50 294 194
SITE # 47: Morgan Hill- Chesbro Reservoir 7 2.00 240 ***
SITE # 48: Gilroy- Uvas Creek @ Luchessa Ave. 56 4.10 1,680 55
SITE # 49: Santa Clara- San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Great America Pkwy 23 .50 40 ***
SITE # 50: Los Gatos- Lexington Reservoir 26 .25 350 ***
SITE # 51: San Jose- San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Williams Rd. 7 2.00 140 110
TOTALS:
1,176 62.58 28,812 4,247

Strange and unusual items found include:

65 spray paint cans, large gun safe, car door, numerous shopping carts, vehicle title, 100 small empty jewelry boxes, sunglasses, shoes, random plastic toys, spice jar with cinnamon sticks inside, car keys, X box power supply, mattresses, comforter, dog igloo tray/base, 3 fire extinguishers, metal from electric pole, coconuts, chairs, tomato cage, unexpired credit card, bike chain, wooden fence post, car bumper, Wiffle ball, cow bone, broken plastic chair, office chair base, soccer ball, galvanized pipe, plastic Easter egg, balls, air conditioning duct (sheet metal), drive shaft, kids karaoke machine, Wall Street Journal, gas BBQ, traffic cones, window frame, Olympus camera, plastic door, Christmas lights, bike frames, laundry hamper, abalone and oyster shells, bath tub, computer, child's wagon, suitcase, blanket, rubber snake, couch, shelf, tires, lid of recycling bin, propane tank, golf land token, America Express card, smoke stand (to put your cigarettes in), pipe, scooter, 2 shopping carts, engine filter, cash register, 60 beer cans, baby bath tub, part of a record, pair of new shoes, baby seat, BBQ pit lid, old fishing net, roll of carpet, improvised fish sinker (rock in bag), pots and pans, large size GI Joe doll  lots of balls, part of a dock, playground rotating devise for 1 child.


 

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