International Coastal Cleanup on 9/20/08: Get Involved Today!

Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup is the world’s largest volunteer event of its kind. Last year, 378,000 volunteers from 76 countries and 45 states cleared six million pounds of trash from oceans and waterways and recorded every piece of trash collected.

The Top 10 items they collected last year?

  1. Cigarettes/Cigarette Filters
  2. Food Wrappers/Containers
  3. Caps/Lids
  4. Bags
  5. Beverage Bottles (Plastic)
  6. Cups/Plates/Forks/Knives/Spoons
  7. Beverage Bottles (Glass)
  8. Cigar Tips
  9. Straws/Stirrers
  10. Beverage Cans

Find out more about the Ocean Conservancy and volunteer here.

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