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Capistrano Beach in South Dana Point

Cigarette Litter Beach Cleanup

SATURDAY, March 20th, 2004

Time Collected: 2 hours (average)

Number of People: 30

Groups Represented:
St. Cecilia Church, Dana Hills High School, La Quinta High School,
San Clemente High School, Tustin High School,
Tobacco Use Prevention Program, local citizens

Number of cigarette butts: 1,000
(0.5 normal plastic shopping bag)

Notes:
On average 2,000 butts per normal plastic shopping bag, therefore, we are estimating that we collected approximately 1,000 butts.

Trash bags: 10

Dayna Stierley (San Clemente High School), Ruth Hwang (ERF intern), and Ananya Mullane ( ERF Youth Program Coordinator)
Eve Sandidge, Donna Sandidge, Wilson Sandidge, Ruth Hwang, Jim Walker, and Ananya Mullane in front of the Tobacco Freedom Truth Train.
A dead bird that we found during our beach cleanup.
ERF intern, Ruth Hwang, looking at the dead bird.
Ruth Hwang showing some students the dead bird.



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