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Past Events Results

 

NATIONAL RIVER CLEANUP DAY
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9 a.m. - Noon

Site Name
Number of People Distance Cleaned
(Miles)
Weight of Trash Collected Weight of Recyclables Collected

SITE # 1: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek

45 2 600  
SITE # 2: Campbell - San Tomas Creek
24 1 200

5

SITE # 3: Cupertino - Calabazas Creek
92 2 294 5
SITE # 4: Cupertino - Calabazas Creek
20 .5 100

5

SITE # 5: Gilroy - Uvas Creek
178 4 1128 50
SITE # 6: Los Altos - Permanente Creek
40 .5 10 15
SITE # 7: Campbell - Vasona Lake
35 2.5 150 10
SITE # 8: Los Gatos - Los Gatos Creek/Vasona Lake
50 6 180 45
SITE # 9: Milpitas - Calera Creek
26 3 105 35
SITE # 10: Morgan Hill - West Little Llagas Creek
51 1 342 70
SITE # 11: Mountain View - Stevens Creek
26 2 400 100
SITE # 12: Palo Alto - Adobe Creek
22 2 55 12
SITE # 13: Palo Alto - Matadero Creek
9 1 160 12
SITE # 14: Palo Alto - Adobe Creek
n/a n/a n/a n/a
SITE # 15: San José - Saratoga Creek
n/a n/a n/a n/a
SITE # 16: San José - Ross Creek
7 2.8 40 7
SITE # 17: San José - Coyote Creek
52 .25 2500  
SITE # 18: San José - Guadalupe River
25 .75 875 200
SITE # 19: San José - Guadalupe River
10 1 150 10
SITE # 20: San José - Thompson Creek
12 3.5 1500 40

SITE # 21: San José - Los Gatos Creek

10 1 900 7
SITE # 22: San José - Coyote Creek
15 2 2019 106

SITE # 23: San José - Coyote Creek

27 .5 1510 0
Site # 24: San José - Coyote Creek and Cottonwood Lake
9 1.6 850 213
SITE # 25: San José - Coyote Creek
58 .5 149 70
SITE # 26: San Josť - Los Gatos Creek at Willow Glen Trestle
22 .5 1500  
SITE # 27: San Josť - Guadalupe River
26 .25 2000  
SITE # 28: San Josť - William Street Park
n/a n/a n/a n/a
SITE # 29: San Josť - Coyote Creek
25 .25 350  
SITE # 30: San Josť - Guadalupe River Park
n/a n/a n/a n/a
SITE # 31: San José - Silver Creek/Ruby Creek
6 .5 350 200
SITE # 32: San José - Guadalupe River
133 1 3600  
SITE # 33: San José - Upper Penitencia Creek
12 1.5 1500 1400
SITE # 34: San José - Los Gatos Creek
10 1 900 7
SITE # 35: San José - San Tomas Aquino Creek
19 1 290 1
SITE # 36: San José - Guadalupe River
17 2 1800 300
SITE # 37: San Josť - Guadalupe River
n/a n/a n/a n/a
SITE # 38: San José - Guadalupe Reservoir
4 1 330 100
SITE # 39: Santa Clara - On-land Cleanup
9 2 120 20
SITE # 40: Santa Clara - Saratoga Creek
18 1 300 20
SITE # 41: Santa Clara - Saratoga Creek
n/a n/a n/a n/a
SITE # 42: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek 27 1 240  
SITE # 43: Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale Lawrence Station 1 2 30 20
SITE # 44: Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale West Channel 10 1.5 100 1
SITE # 45: Sunnyvale East Channel and portions of Calabazas and San Tomas Aquino Creeks 25 3.6 895  

SITE # 46: San José - Guadalupe River

22 2 170  
SITE # 47: San José - Coyote Creek 13 .3 1600  
SITE # 48: San José - Lower Silver Creek 9 1 30  
TOTALS:
1,251 64.8 33,408 3,086

* THESE ARE PRELIMINARY RESULTS. NOT ALL        SITES HAVE BEEN ACCOUNTED FOR.

Strange and unusual items found include:

Shopping carts, car floor mat, credit card, wallet, license, propane canisters, irrigation control valve cover, pesticide pump, gardening equipment, tire, garbage bin, stroller, Rush Hour 3 (VHS), bicycle, wind chime, library bell, bed frame, tv, sharps, winnie the pooh toy, toy turtle, Olaf mask, spray cans, dart board, ice skate, gas cylinder, Styrofoam, whiffle ball, washing machine, head board, couch, portrait (oil on canvas), mattress, bike parts, PVC pipe, drip irrigation line, metal bucket, animal skull, 1 small knife, bicycle tube, lawn umbrellas, CPU, space boots, clean suit, poncho, intertube, reusable fabric bag, pacifier, John Deere tractor, razor blade, plastic car bumper, baby clothes, and 50 whip it containers.

 

 


 

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