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Jericho shoreline clean-up June 22 2013

The Lower Mainland Green Team cleaned up the shoreline at Jericho park in Vancouver

Thank you to our volunteers: Kristen, Janet, Genna, Jovelyn, Jason, Joshua, Jennine, Jaskaran, Erez, Mattea, Kart, Annie, Kim, Andrea, Amy, Charly, Joching, Marnie, Yad, Susie, Kelly, Lorraine, Linda and Janine

thank you to our LMGT leaders: Diana, Laura and Daphne

Thank you to the Vancouver Parks Board for providing garbage bags, sharps containers and waste pickers

Highlights

  • 28 volunteers contributed 55 hours
  • Volunteers came from Vancouver, Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Richmond, North Vancouver, Surrey, Burnaby and Coquitlam
  • 7 volunteers had never been to Jericho Park before
  • 15 volunteers had never participated in a shoreline clean-up before
  • Volunteers picked up 400 pounds of garbage

Specific garbage picked up:

  • 521 cigarette butts
  • 222 caps/lids
  • 68 plastic bags
  • 60 food wrappers
  • 30 cigar tips
  • 20 cups/plates/forks/knives/spoons
  • 19 straws
  • 16 beverage cans
  • 12 metal pieces
  • 6 dock spikes
  • 4 toys
  • 4 saws
  • 3 tiers
  • 3 tennis balls
  • 2 fishing lines
  • 2 socks
  • A freezer pack
  • a bag of dog poop
  • Duct tape
  • A buoy
  • A fish trap
  • A battery
  • A urinal
  • Rope
  • A pregnancy test
  • Bits of styrofoam
  • A shirt
  • glove, pair of boots
  • Flip flops
  • syringe (safely picked up and placed in a sharps container)

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