Sponsored by the American Littoral Society - Northeast Chapter
During the 2015 NYS Beach Cleanup 7,723 volunteers
in 26 counties removed 125,554 pounds of debris
along 250.21 miles of shoreline.
Below is a list of the top twelve (Dirty Dozen) items found during the
|Bottle Caps (Plastic)||28,673|
|Food Wrappers (Candy, Chips, etc.)||27,794|
|Beverage Bottle (Plastic)||15,904|
|Bottle Caps (Metal)||13,800|
|Grocery Bags (Plastic)||10,706|
|Other Plastic Bags||10,401|
In 2014, 6,891 volunteers, coordinated by the American Littoral Society, cleaned and documented 92,677 pounds of debris along 245.52 miles of New York State's shoreline.
Ocean Conservancy: Organizes/supports the state and country coordinators.
State Coordinator: Organizes the Cleanup at the state level.
Country Coordinator: Organizes the Cleanup at the country level.
Site/Beach Captain: Oversees the Cleanup at a single location/site