The top items collected locally included: cigarette butts, plastic straws, plastic bottles, food wrappers, bottle caps, foam pieces, and construction materials. Keep Nassau Beautiful Executive Director, Lynda Bell, stated "We are so grateful to all the amazing site captains and volunteers who came out. Awareness has really grown around the issue of ocean plastic and it's great to see people taking action. Keep Nassau Beautiful is pleased to do its part in reducing plastic".
For additional information on the cleanup event, please read the attached Press Release from Keep Nassau Beautiful.
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