Thank you for helping to clean up Washington’s Pacific Coast!
The data you collect while cleaning the beach is invaluable to our efforts; helping us educate public, business, and government officials about the scale and serious consequences of marine debris on our coast. This data will also be shared with the Ocean Conservancy to further their efforts to address marine debris on a global scale.
Enter the data from your Debris Data Card below. Please do not enter data based on personal recollections, which are often inaccurate. Use the actual figures from your data card.
Please DO NOT submit your data more than once for the same cleanup event.
List all entangled animals found during the cleanup. For each animal found, record the following information: type of animal; status (alive/released or dead); type of debris it was entangled in (fishing line, fishing nets, balloon string/ribbon, crab/lobster/fish traps, plastic bags, rope, six-pack rings, wire, or other items.)
1. What was the most peculiar item you collected?
2. Shoreline Recreational Activities
Cups, Plates, Forks, Knives, Spoons
Beverage Bottles (Plastic)
Beverage Bottles (Glass)
3. Ocean & Waterway Activities
4. Smoking-related Activities
5. Dumping Activities
Appliances (refrigerators, washers, etc.)
6. Medical/Personal Hygeine
7. Debris Items of Local Concern.
Yellow Poly Rope, 6-12 inches long
Please take a moment to review your data. Once you are sure you have entered it all correctly, please add any comments you would like to make (if any) and then click the 'Submit' button below.