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About

In August 2020, Thornbury Harbour, which is operated and maintained by the Town of the Blue Mountains, joined the Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup, with cleanup and capture devices installed thanks to the support of Environment and Climate Change Canada. Watch this space for more updates!

THE BITS & PIECES

The (Data) Story
So Far: 2021

Litter comes in many shapes, sizes and varieties.

Here are the top 4 items collected at Thornbury Harbour:

CATCH OF THE DAY

What is the to-date impact of the plastic cleanup and capture technology at this site?

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Small fragments

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Small foam pieces

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Large fragments

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Large film pieces

We have found intact items in the devices -

including doggie bags, granola bar wrapper, masking tape, wire insulator, and duct tape!

The average catch at Thornbury Harbour: This is the average count and weight of litter collected in a 24-hour-period by the devices at the marina!

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