When I walked onto the beach, I picked up a quick 8 cigarette butts... then I kept seeing more. I then questioned whether or not many people showed up to do the cleanups over the weekend. I walked casually... picking up... and then my timer went off. 225 cigarette butts.
|Photo credit: Great American Butt Clean|
AND... volunteers with the other beach clean up organized by a high school student picked up 1,641 cigarette butts!! Both of those cleanups were on Saturday and today (Monday) I picked up 225 cigarette butts at the exact same location. Problem?
|Photo credit: Ginger Taylor|
20 minutes on November 5, 2012 at Access 16Litter by weight: 6.3 oz
Cigarette butts: 225
Total amount of cigarette butts removed from Wrightsville Beach, NC in 168 days: