Volunteer Cleanup Results - Burlington County Parks and Clean Communities

Volunteers have an opportunity to get to know the open space that has been preserved for their use by participating in litter cleanups of county parks. Families, students, Scout Troops, personnel from Joint Base McGuire-Fort Dix-Lakehurst along with local residents participate in these events.

2016 Cleanup Results

Date

Location

# of Volunteers

Lbs. of Litter

Interesting Finds

04/09/2016

Pennington Park & Newton’s Landing Trail
– Delanco NJ

20

1,040

 

04/23/2016

Amico Island Park

– Delran NJ

36

1,960

 

09/24/2016

Willingboro Lakes Park
– Willingboro NJ

13

100

 

10/01/2016

Amico Island Park

– Delran NJ

8

280

 

10/29/2016

Pennington Park & Newton’s Landing Trail
– Delanco NJ

52

2,760

       14 various tires

           A motorized toy car

         6 plastic/metal barrels

In 2016, 129 volunteers donated 387 hours of their time to collect a total of 6,140 lbs. of litter from three different county parks during five separate events.


2015 Cleanup Results

Date

Location

# of Volunteers

Lbs. of Litter

Interesting Finds

04/18/2015

Pennington Park & Newton’s Landing Trail – Delanco NJ

42

960

 

05/18/2015

Amico Island Park – Delran NJ

92

1580

 

11/14/2015

Amico Island Park – Delran

41

500

(934) Plastic Pieces

(551) Foam Pieces

(500) Plastic Beverage Bottles

(394) Food Wrappers

(364) Misc. Materials i.e. cigarette butts, ropes, appliances

In 2015, 175 volunteers donated 525 hours of their time to collect a total of 3,040 lbs. of litter from two different county parks during three separate events.



2014 Cleanup Results

Date

Location

# of Volunteers

Lbs. of Litter

Interesting Finds

03/15/2016

Pennington Park  & Newton’s Landing  Trail
– Delanco NJ

56

2,500

(19) Various tires

Plastic Caps

Plastic Bottles

Cigarette Filters

Metal Caps

Glass Beverage Bottles

Beverage Cans
Food Wrappers

Plastic Bags

Plastic Plates/Utensils

Foam Pieces

03/22/2014

Willingboro Lakes Park
– Willingboro NJ

40

1,600

(2) Tires

04/12/2014

Amico Island Park – Delran NJ

98

1,960

(1,616) Foam Pieces

(1,518) Glass Pieces

(1,349) Plastic Pieces

(845) Plastic Beverage Bottles

(594) Food Wrappers

In 2014, 194 volunteers donated 582 hours of their time to collect a total of 6,060 lbs. of litter from three different county parks during three separate events.

View a summary story about the cleanup at Pennington Park & Newton's Landing Trail on March 15th, 2014, including 33 photos, written by Joseph Busler for the Newton's Landing Association's Newsletter.


2013 Cleanup Results

Date

Location

# of Volunteers

Lbs. of Litter

Interesting Items

03/9/2013

Willingboro Lakes Park
– Willingboro NJ

26

1,400

 

03/16/2013

Pennington Park & Newton’s Landing Trail
– Delanco NJ

72

5,200

Plastic Bottles

Plastic Caps

Glass Bottles

Plastic Bags

Plastic Paltes

Cups & Utensils

Cigarette Filters

Beverage Cans

Straws/Stirrers

Plastic Food Wrappers

04/27/2013

Amico Island Park – Delran NJ

76

1,200

Food Wrappers

Plastic Beverage Bottles

Cigarette Filters

Foam Pieces

Plastic Caps

Straws/Stirrers

Plastic Pieces

Foam Plates/Cups

Plastic Plates/Cups

Plastic/Foam Packaging

05/4/2013

Creek Cleanup

– Rancocas Creek to Smithville Historic Park to Mt. Holly

12

2,600

*Creek Cleanups are special opportunities for kayak and canoe enthusiasts to participate in cleaning their local waterways! Various interesting items were found.*

10/5/2013

Amico Island Park – Delran NJ

35

660

Food Wrappers

Plastic Beverage Bottles

Cigarette Filters

Foam Pieces

Bottle Caps

Straws

Plastic Pieces

Foam Cups & Plates

Plastic Cups & Plates

Plastic Takeout Containers

11/2/2013

Amico Island Park – Delran NJ

30

500

Foam Pieces

Plastic Pieces

Plastic Beverage Bottles

Cigarette Filters

Foam Cups & Plates

In 2013, 251 volunteers donated 753 hours of their time to collect a total of 11,560 lbs. of litter from three different county parks and one county creek during six separate events.