Collection results

This program started mid-December 2012. Audits of bin contents completed up until 28 February 2018 have resulted in:

Total debris collected = 10,511 items (including packaging, cigarettes, etc.)

Total weight of debris collected = 69.4 kilograms

Fishing and Boating related debris = 7,014 items or 67% of the total collected

Fishing & boating related materials include:

  • 1,551,pieces monofilament fishing line = 4.9 kg = 32 kilometres of line*
  • 261 pieces of braided fishing line
  • 2,943 fishing hooks
  • 598 sinkers (9.97 kg)
  • 642 line swivels
  • 609 plastic fish attractors
  • 213 fishing lures & floats

* Based on an average of 15lb monofilament line. 100m x 15lb line has a weight of 15gm

 

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