Food wrappers top list of collected garbage
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Collected food wrappers numbering to 7,047 topped the list of collected garbage during the International Coastal Clean-up (ICC), which cleaned the 5-kilometer stretch of coastal areas of Brgy. Sto. Niño Sur in Arevalo district up to Brgy. Calumpang in Molo district. Four hundred ninety seven (497) trash bags with an estimated weight of 3,496.3 kilograms were collected by the 1,242 volunteers during the clean-up on September 22, 2018. Here are the top ten collected garbage that littered our coastal areas: 1. Food wrappers (7,047); 2. Plastic grocery bags (3,858); 3. Other plastic/foam packaging (3,733); 4. Tiny Plastic Pieces (3,357); 5. Other Plastic Bags (3,101); 6. Straws/Stirrers (2,982); 7. Shoes/Slippers (2,723); 8. Tiny Foam pieces (2,170); 9. Cigarette Butts (2,097); 10. Take out containers (1910).
Food wrappers top list of collected garbage. (2018, October 26). The Daily Guardian, p. 15.
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