Sunday, April 25, 2010

Day 115 - April 24, 2010

life guard tower 26 - Ocean Park, Santa Monica CA
trash collected for 20 min.
2.4 pounds
456.3 pounds total
Today I am happy to say, I was totally wrong about how much trash I was about to find when I walked out onto the beach.
It was a clear, beautiful Saturday. Usually, there is a lot of evidence that people have enjoyed themselves at the beach, but today I didn't find one cigarette butt, or plastic water bottle. I'm shocked, happy, and feeling pretty good about finding under three pounds of trash, including this Baja Fresh wrapper.
Here's an excerpt from a Kiss My Country post that I found really interesting: