Saturday, June 23, 2012

Day 297 - June 22, 2012

lifeguard tower 26 - Ocean Park, Santa Monica CA
trash collected for 20 min.
5.2 pounds
1,120.7 pounds total 

There were many abandoned sand toys left out last night, improvisational ones like this plastic container and the colorful made for castle forming variety. For the third or fourth time this month my bag was full to bursting at the twenty minute mark. I'd be carrying my trash bounty away with me if I didn't adhere to the 20 min. limit...

Happy Birthday to my friend Danielle who writes the blog, "It Starts With Me." If you've checked out The Daily Ocean before, you've seen me link to her site multiple times. She keeps me inspired. We are doing a cigarette butt comparison for our respective 20 min. beach cleanups. I only found 3 tonight where she usually finds 300 on her N.C. beach and that's no exageration. 

So Happy Birthday Danielle. As our friend Mark and I walked along last night, he reminded me it was your B-Day. We thought of you and knew you were with us in spirit! 


  1. Hey this is mikayla.I wanted to thank you so much for the wonderful opportunity to help the environvent and I have to admit it surprisingly really fun! Hopefully I will get to do it again.Thanks! :)

  2. Mikayla thanks for coming out last night. It was a fun day! I am glad to hear that collecting trash wasn't a total drag. See you next time you are visiting and we'll hang out again! Have a safe trip home!!