In September of 2022 our volunteers removed 26,233 pieces of trash. These statistics are from South Mission Beach Oceanfront Only and does not include the trash picked up by other volunteers that do not use the Marine Tracker App.
We also conducted a Beach Clean Up in September removing an additional 348 pounds of trash and we had 140 volunteers: I love a Clean San Diego was our co-host and they provided additional volunteers. Our volunteers from September are listed below
SIX TONS OF TRASH PICKED UP BY RESIDENTS IN 2020 NEARLY 120,000 INDIVIDUAL ITEMS CATALOGUED USING ENVIRONMENTAL APP MISSION BEACH, Calif. (Mar. 10, 2021)--DontTrashMissionBeach.com has released its trash collection figures for the year ending 2020. An estimated average of 6 tons of trash was picked up from south Mission Beach from volunteers. 118,734 items were cataloged by one resident alone using the Ocean Conservancy Collection List on the Marine Debris app powered by Nati
A big thanks to volunteer Jessica Gressard for stepping in and being a spokesperson for www.donttrashmissionbeach.com to talk to Mar González of Telemundo about the increase in personal protection trash on the beach as a result of the pandemic. Please remember those disposable masks are plastic and just as harmful to sea life and the environment as are plastic bags. Here's a link to the full story: https://www.telemundo20.com/noticias/local/preocupa-miles-de-mascarillas-tirad