Wednesday, November 3, 2010

1st Annual Island-Wide Coastal Clean Ups

1st Annual Island-Wide Coastal Clean Ups
Lahaina, Wailuku/Kahului, Paia, Kihei, Hana

Volunteers 700-800++ we estimate that there were around this number total.
569 Volunteers that signed in.
Waste 20,480lbs
Green Waste 30,00lbs
Total Waste 50,480lbs

Stats to recognize and take seriously!

13,521 Cigarettes Buts and Filters
2385 Bottle Caps
1049 Beverage Bottles
1,010 Cups & Plates
1,376 Food Wrappers
600 Straws
332 Fishing Nets
335++ pieces of Fishing Line

Most alarming
13,521 Cigarettes, Thousands upon thousands of pieces of plastic, bottle caps, food wrappers, and fishing materials!!

North Shore Paia Stats:
154 Volunteers
4 miles long
13,400 estimated pounds of waste
concerns abandoned cars and drug pipes

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