Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Water
Wildlife
Participants
10
Hours
3
People Served
250

What is your wish for this project?

To clean up the beach and surrounding area in order to protect the wildlife and water habitats.

How did it go?

On September 17th The Dewey School Roots and Shoots Peace Weavers made a beach clean up happen at Dempster street beach. We picked up many bags of garbage and litter that were in the dunes and on the beach. We mostly found small pieces of plastic called microbeads (Microbeads are tiny sphericals of plastic that are in products such as face scrubs and shampoo) and cigarette and cigar butts. The group of cleaners found a lot of styrofoam and some glass. We also found plenty of plastic bags, food w...read more