Since this was a break from our norm, I took the suggestion of my friend Kim and did my beach cleanup between accesses 19 & 18 (Oxford and Henderson Streets). You see, Kim had text me a week before telling me how bad it always is at Henderson St.... and since my beach cleanups have been on the cleaner side lately... I wanted to see if it really was worse there.
Plastic fragments trying to pose as broken shells. Some are easier to spot.... blue is a dead giveaway for plastic.
We also found lots of plastic straws-- 10 to be exact-- which seems to be a high amount for this time of
AND... we picked up more cigarette butts than I wanted to find. 161Wrightsville Beach View. Have any insight? Feed my curiosity!
20 minutes on October 21, 2013 at Access 19Litter by weight: 14.4 oz
Cigarette butts: 161
Total amount of cigarette butts removed from Wrightsville Beach, NC in 211 days: