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RWC Coastal Cleanup Collects 3.7 Tons of Trash

The debris was diverted from the city’s waterways and storm drains.

About 300 Redwood City Coastal Cleanup volunteers collected 3.7 tons of debris on Saturday, a city spokesman said.

The debris was diverted from the city’s waterways and storm drains.

“We’re very proud of our community members for their commitment to helping make Redwood City a great place,” city spokesman Malcolm Smith said.

 

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Alan Dale Brown September 19, 2012 at 11:29 PM
"About 300 Redwood City Coastal Cleanup volunteers collected 3.7 million tons of debris on Saturday, a city spokesman said." Wow, they're very dedicated. That's more than 12,000 tons per volunteer. Way to go, Redwood City! :)
Alan Dale Brown September 19, 2012 at 11:31 PM
3.7 tons is more like 25 pounds per person. That's good, too.
Gideon Rubin September 19, 2012 at 11:32 PM
Ya got me. It was 3.7 tons. Thanks for noting.
Merrily September 20, 2012 at 04:28 AM
Thank you to ALL of the volunteers who helped clean up OUR town!! Sorry I missed it! Great job!

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