The sixth grade class of Channel View School for Research conducted its first beach clean up and data collection project in cooperation with the American Littoral Society. Approximately 125 students, parents and teachers picked up all sorts of trash found on the beach between Beach 96 and Beach 106 Street. The students, teachers and chaperon parents are pictured after their hard work.
Final Data From The Clean Up:
Plastic Bottles: 124
The students scanned the beach for waste to pick up and record.
Glass Bottles: 109
Beverage Cans: 89
Caps, Lids: 696
Clothing, Shoes: 30
Cups, Knives, Forks, Plates, Spoons: 190
Food Wrappers, Containers: 260
Pull Tabs: 13
Six-Pack Holders: 6
Natalie Olivencia, left and Brittany Lallkissoon, right, enjoyed a well-earned rest after the beach clean up.
Cigarette Butts, Packaging: 964
Straws, Stirrers: 464