A dirty diaper, a whole bag of dog poop, and a $10 bill were among the items collected and documented by students in Erie's Public Schools for the 2016 International Coastal Cleanup. However, the majority of almost 1,400 pounds of trash they removed from Erie streets, streams, and the East Ave Boat Launch was single-use plastic. 

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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