2,300 Pounds of Trash Left on Tahoe’s Beaches This 4th of July

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2,300 pounds of garbage were left on Lake Tahoe's beaches after firework shows this past 4th of July.  Tahoe is one of the most beautiful places on Earth.  Who would trash it like this?  Fortunately, "Keep Tahoe Blue" found 120 volunteers to help clean up the litter.    "We collected nearly 2,300 pounds of trash from five beaches, including at least 1,500 cigarette butts." - Jesse Patterson, deputy director of Keep Tahoe Blue  This clean up effort was the 2nd annual "Keep Tahoe Red, White, and Blue Beach Cleanups campaign.  These folks cleaned 3 miles of Tahoe's shoreline which represents only 5% of the lake's shoreline.
Tahoe trash this 4th of July.

2,300 pounds of garbage including over 1,600 cigarette butts were left on Lake Tahoe’s beaches after firework shows this past 4th of July.  Lake Tahoe is one of the most beautiful places on Earth and it’s hard to imagine anyone trashing it.

Fortunately, “Keep Tahoe Blue” found 120 volunteers to help clean up the litter.  

“We collected nearly 2,300 pounds of trash from five beaches, including at least 1,500 cigarette butts.” – Jesse Patterson, deputy director of Keep Tahoe Blue

2,300 pounds of garbage were left on Lake Tahoe's beaches after firework shows this past 4th of July.  Tahoe is one of the most beautiful places on Earth.  Who would trash it like this?  Fortunately, "Keep Tahoe Blue" found 120 volunteers to help clean up the litter.    "We collected nearly 2,300 pounds of trash from five beaches, including at least 1,500 cigarette butts." - Jesse Patterson, deputy director of Keep Tahoe Blue  This clean up effort was the 2nd annual "Keep Tahoe Red, White, and Blue Beach Cleanups campaign.  These folks cleaned 3 miles of Tahoe's shoreline which represents only 5% of the lake's shoreline.
Volunteers from Keep Tahoe Bule cleaning up Tahoe

This clean up effort was the 2nd annual “Keep Tahoe Red, White, and Blue Beach Cleanups campaign.  These folks cleaned 3 miles of Tahoe’s shoreline which represents only 5% of the lake’s shoreline.

This is the 2nd year where Tahoe has been absolutely trashed by 4th of July visitors.

“Please pick up or pack in anything you bring to the beach.  The Fourth of July leaves a huge impact on our lake.” – Jesse Patterson, deputy director of Keep Tahoe Blue

2,300 pounds of garbage were left on Lake Tahoe's beaches after firework shows this past 4th of July.  Tahoe is one of the most beautiful places on Earth.  Who would trash it like this?  Fortunately, "Keep Tahoe Blue" found 120 volunteers to help clean up the litter.    "We collected nearly 2,300 pounds of trash from five beaches, including at least 1,500 cigarette butts." - Jesse Patterson, deputy director of Keep Tahoe Blue  This clean up effort was the 2nd annual "Keep Tahoe Red, White, and Blue Beach Cleanups campaign.  These folks cleaned 3 miles of Tahoe's shoreline which represents only 5% of the lake's shoreline.
Tahoe trash this 4th of July.

 


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5 thoughts on “2,300 Pounds of Trash Left on Tahoe’s Beaches This 4th of July

  1. Walk down any San Francisco street and smell the stench of fresh feces…all part of the “We love the homeless …even though they crap all over our city” progressive policies. Gotta love progressives. They ruin everything.

  2. The sad part is I’m a local and I see south shore locals as the biggest part of the problem

  3. What would happen if I went down to the bay area and left 2300 pounds of trash in one their parks ? tourists really don’t give a shit about Lake Tahoe !!! How can people be so careless? Pack out your trash

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