Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017, Santa Monica Beach Trash Report: North Beach

Dateline: Santa Monica North, Monday morning and early afternoon, July 3, 2017 from the northern edge of Santa Monica State Beach down to the Santa Monica Pier and back, here are the photos I took in the late morning and early afternoon showing all the #beachtrash principally between the water's edge and the berm that was NOT hand picked up by the City of Santa Monica.

This first photo illustrates where the City tractor towing its rake stops above the berm.  It is from the berm to the water's edge that the City continues NOT to hand pick up #beachtrash on a daily basis.

Note the empty and discarded can of SPRITE® below. I took this photo around 10 a.m.  It was still there at approx. 1 pm when I walked back...

Welcome to Santa Monica State Beach!... where #beachtrash meets the sea!...

Below, a used diaper in the sand along the berm uncollected and not disposed of by the City of Santa Monica.

Around 1 pm, as I was walking back along Santa Monica North, I spotted this broken piece of glass from a bottle near the shoreline. I did pick it up and dispose of it.

And below, there is the same SPRITE® can I observed about 3 hours ago. Still uncollected and not disposed of by the City of Santa Monica.

The collection and disposal of #beachtrash is not brain surgery.  There is a simple solution: hand pick up the #beachtrash daily near the water's edge. 

Respectfully submitted,

William Maguire,
Concerned citizen and Santa Monica business owner

(All photos by & Copyright William Maguire 2017.)

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