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
Cathy Ives weighs in on the topic of banning beach bonfires not in City fire rings. This, like so many things are ruined by those who cannot seem to follow the rules and care for their fellow human beings. Beach fires more often lead to trash and debris left behind along with burning embers in the ground. Too often we find broken bottles, left over food, trash and other food waste along with burning embers directly on the sand posing an environmental and a public health haza