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2010 International Cleanup Day: Data Snapshot

2010 International Cleanup Day: Data Snapshot PROJE CT AWARE www.projectaware.org Divers care about the health of our ocean year round and have conducted 855 underwater cleanup events worldwide in 2010. The information presented in here illustrates the 669 event locations that reported data during September and October 2010 as part of Project AWARE's commitment to the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup. Cleanup events held in 2010 Netherlands Denmark Sweden 2 12 Germany 38 Luxembourg 2 Belgium 2 Ireland 1 U.K. Finland Estonia 2 Canada 17 Poland Slovakia 1 Ukraine 1 Austria 382 Switzerland 12 France Croatia 3 Bulgaria T U.S.A. 109 Spain Portugal 18 ltaly 29 Greece Turkey South Korea Japan Bahamas 1 3. Cyprus 4 China Israel 1 Jordan Gibraltar 1 Dominican Republic Malta 1 Bahrain 1 Puerto Rico 1 Egypt Mexico Belize 14 Cape Verde 32 U.S. Virgin Islands 1 Saudi U.A.E. 3 Arabia India Bangladesh Taiwan 1. Guatemala 1 Honduras 4 Costa Rica 4 Thailand Vietnam 18 Philippines 35 Venezuela Colombia 4 Malaysia 16 St. Maarten 1 Dominica St. Lucia St. Vincent and the Grenadines 2 Grenada 3 Trinidad & Tobago 2 Ecuador Kenya Maldives Papua New Guinea Singapore Indonesia 22 Curacao 2 Aruba 1 Bonaire 1 Brgzil Tanzania 3 Solomon Islands Samoa Mozambique East Timor Vanuatu 2 Cook Islands 1 Mauritius 1 Madagascar 1/ Fiji Australia 11 South Africa 4 New Zealand In total... 669 events were held worldwide. .which were attended by 26,007 people.. .who cleaned 1,741 sites... .and filled 27,117 bags with trash -100 people on land -100 people in water X-10 sites on land X-10 sites in water -100 bags ப்ற்ற்ற்ன் A closer look at the trash removed On land In water Plastic beverage bottles: 175,018 161,166 13,852 Cigarettes/filters: 89,945 80,520 9,425 Plastic bags: 81,878 68,541 13,337 Food wrappers/containers: 56,653 49,549 17,104 Caps, lids: 49,061 42,757 6,304 Glass beverage bottles: 48,764 28,056 20,708 Beverage cans: 46, 109 28,696 17,413 Fishing line: 42,856 13,414 | 29,442 Straws, stirrers: 28,388 Thailand, 2010 Maldives, 201o | 26,368 Project AWARE Cleanup Day 2,020 Cups, plates, utensils: 26,309 22,473 3,836 Clothing, shoes: 19,116 Global trash collected Around the world, volunteers collected more than 117,256 kilograms (258,505 pounds) of rash from the shorelines and 135,462 kilograms (298,642 pounds) of trash from the seas. | 15,236 3,880 Paper bags: 13,818 10,688 З,30 Tobacco packaging/wrappers: 10,046 8,694 1,352 Thar's a total of 252,718 kilograms (278.6 tons), which is equal in weight to. Rope: 8,683 6,231 2,452 Pull tabs: 7,275 5,917 1,358 Building materials: 5,827 3.643 2,184 .. more than 1,800,000 iPhones... Cigarette lighters: 5,222 3,434 L788 Bleach/dleaner bottles: 5,150 4419 731 Toys: 4,789 13.969 820 Fishing lures/light sticks: 4,505 1.452 3,053 ...or 1.1 million full cans of soda.. Cigar tips: 4,502 3,922 | 580 Fishing nets: 4,233 |3,165 1,068 Plastic sheeting/tarps: 3,949 2,834 Bait containers/packaging: 3,785 2,165 1,620 Diapers: 3,549 2,921 628 Balloons: 3,244 2,855 388 ...or more than 27,000 aluminum scuba tanks.. Buoys/floats: 3,154 2,699 455 Tires: 3,105 1,184 | 1,921 Strapping bands: 3,024 2,096 928 Batteries: 2,791 1,876 1915 Oil/lube bottles: 2,713 2,119 |594 Six-pack holders: 1,869 L465 404 ...or 1,114 hammerhead sharks.. Shotgun shells/wadding: 1,829 L602 227 Cars/car parts: 1,697 998 [699 Pallets: 1,415 ,300 ...or one Boeing 777-300. Crates: 1,359 1,047 312 Light/tubes: 1,262 873 389 Tampons/tampon applicators: 1,203 L,002 |201 Condoms: 1,124 1 906 218 Cotton buds: 1,111 1.058 53 Crab/lobster/fish traps: 838 I 507 | 331 Syringes: 526 | 453 73 Appliances (refrigerators, washers, etc.): 480 | 279 201 55-gallon drums: 345 | 159 |186 Photos courtesy Blue View Divers, Thailand and Sun International Diving School Hilton, Maldives BY NO ND

2010 International Cleanup Day: Data Snapshot

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