California Department of Transportation
"Cal Trans fiscal year begins July 1st. We've already cleaned up 309 cubic yards of trash and spent $70,000.00. In fiscal year 2022 for Santa Cruz County, Cal Trans expended $693,000 and picked up 2900 cubic yards of material."
- Kelly McClain - Cal Trans
City of Watsonville Public Works
- Final count as a group we picked up 1,900 yards of garbage from the sloughs
- Picked up over 6,000 new and used syringes throughout Watsonville
- In partnership with Watsonville Works – who work to assist homeless
- We picked up over 2,000 bag of garbage
- Watsonville Works helps homeless find housing and job training
- Found over 2,000 syringes which were kept out of our slough system
- Of 67 participants, Twenty-five homeless found housing and 6 were taken to shelters
Save Our Shores
"Year to Date Save Our Shores volunteers have collected over 32,000 pounds of trash along our coastal and inland waterways."
- Krista Rogers, Program Director