Fall 2018 Great Islands Clean Up Recap

Great Islands Clean Up 2018

We had another successful Great Islands Clean Up on Saturday, September 29. The weather was great for the 139+ volunteers who covered 59.25 miles of road, 11.5 miles of beach, and collected over 1,800 pounds of litter on Lopez, San Juan, and Orcas Island. Thanks to everyone who came out to volunteer and help keep our islands clean. The final numbers are listed below. Post and tag us in (Facebook and Instagram) any photos you have from the event!

Lopez Island

  • 55 volunteers
  • 519 pounds of litter (with 109 pounds diverted to recycling)
  • 18 miles of roads
  • 6.5 miles of beach

Orcas Island

  • 54 volunteers
  • 925 pounds of litter
  • 16.25 miles of roads (both sides)
  • 2 miles of beach

San Juan Island

  • ~30 volunteers
  • 360 pounds of litter (including a rubber snake)
  • ~25 miles of roads
  • ~3 miles of beach