Ocean Conservancy Coastal Cleanup Tally

March 28, 2012 by Peggy | Comments Off on Ocean Conservancy Coastal Cleanup Tally

The Ocean Conservancy has released its report on 2011’s one-day Coastal Cleanup. A huge amount of the trash recovered was plastics, the leading offenders (after cigarette butts)  being disposable to-go packaging– plastic bottles, caps and lids, bags, containers and wraps. Here is a snapshot of the trash collected on September 24, 2011:

International Coastal Cleanup Graph: Top 10 Items Found

via: Ocean Conservancy

 

http://www.oceanconservancy.org/our-work/marine-debris/2012-data-release.html