The Ocean Conservancy hosted the International Coastal Cleanup Day on the 20th of September 2014. Statistics have yet to be released as to what was collected, but in 2013 the amount of items that were picked up that are considered hazardous to the environment were astounding. To see the figures, click http://www.health24.com/Lifestyle/Environmental-health/Health-tips/Join-Coastal-Cleanup-Day-20130210

And for more information and updates with regards to the 2014 clean up, click http://www.oceanconservancy.org/our-work/international-coastal-cleanup/