2007 Cape to Cape Clean Up Summary

In 2007, 274 volunteers spent a total of 863 hours removing more than 19,081 individual pieces of marine debris from 47 stretches of coast covering over 107km of coastline.

The debris weighed over 1,190 kilograms and filled more than 244 bags with many other items too large and heavy to be placed in bags. Debris items included 5,395 pieces of small plastic, 1523 lids and bottle tops, 1,459m of rope, 566 pieces of packing tape, 613 plastic bottles, 149 plastic bags and 649 cigarette butts. 83% of all debris found was made of plastic.

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