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UVA Club of Los Angeles: Beach Clean-Up with the Marine Mammal Care Center

On Sunday, May 16th, alumni, parents, and friends joined us for a beach clean-up with the Marine Mammal Care Center L.A.! MMCC is an ocean conservation non-profit focused on education and the rehabilitation and release of marine mammals stranded on L.A. county beaches.

Below is a summary of our work, and the impact we had in our local community. Thank you to everyone who volunteered!


Date 5/16/2021
Duration 2:30
Number of People 20
Weight of Trash Picked Up 75.30 pounds
Group Name Marine Mammal Care Center
Distance Covered 0.0445 miles

Trash items picked up:


Cigarette Butts 342
Balloons 12
Toys 18
Fishing Gear 4
Plastic Bags 19
Food Wrappers 53
Containers (Plastic) 13
Containers (Foam) 3
Beverage Cans 30
Bottle Caps (Plastic) 32
Bottles (Plastic) 31
Bottles (Glass) 25
Cups, Plates 11
Lids 6
Straws 58
Utensils 7
Plastic/Foam Pieces 313
Personal Hygiene 15
Other Packaging 3
Other Trash 258
Gloves & Masks (PPE) 5
Beverages Sachets 0
E-cigarettes 0
Bottle Caps (metal) 78
Strapping Bands 5
Construction Materials 9
Tires 0
Other tobacco (packaging, lighter, etc.) 15