Friday, December 31, 2010
Skipper's Year End Report for 2010
My Trashpaddling 2010 spreadsheet provides the following data:
Sudbury River - 39 patrols netted 3,553 pieces of trash for an average of 91 pieces per patrol.
Assabet River - 27 patrols netted 1,867 pieces of trash for an average of 69 pieces per patrol.
Concord River - 11 patrols netted 525 pieces of trash for an average of 48 pieces per patrol.
Charles River - 4 patrols netted 316 pieces of trash for an average of 79 pieces per patrol.
Ipswich River - 1 patrol netted 42 pieces of trash for an average of 42 pieces per patrol.
Blackstone Watershed - 2 patrols netted 94 pieces of trash for an average of 47 pieces per patrol.
Terrestrial patrols on Nashua River Rail Trail - 8 patrols netted 56 pieces or 7 pieces per patrol.
2010 Trash Composition:
Miscellaneous rubbish made up 48%
Recyclable (but not redeemable) containers made up 34%
Recyclable and redeemable containers made up 18%.
Vessel # 1 Status: Fair
Vessel # 2 Status: Fair
Main Engine Status: Fair but total rebuild may soon be required.
My thanks to all the folks who've supported my trashpaddling efforts and I hope 2011 is a great year for all!