Unusual items found on Virginia's beaches and river shorelines during the International Coastal Cleanup.

AROUND THE HOME:
Chairs, kitchen appliances, carpet, flower pots, bathroom cleaner, light bulbs, fluorescent bulbs, spade, toilet seat, tarps, hammer, dishwasher rack, nails, nuts & bolts, kitchen sink (!), fencing, grill top, dish rack, batteries, hangers, locks, pillow, soap dish, fly swatter, ice chest, umbrellas, mattress, fan, picnic table cover, hoses, paint brushes, electric cord, rake, shingles, tiles.

WASH N' WEAR:
Boxer shorts, shoes, socks, sandals, tops, pants, shorts, hats, gloves, belts, swimsuits, jackets.

MEAL TIME:
12 pack of beer, menu, forks, knives, spoons, dishes, water jug, every kind of beer, soda and juice containers.

MULTIMEDIA:
Message in a bottle, pay phone, cell phones, calling card, cassette tapes, TVs.

SPORTS N' TOYS:
Shotgun shells, doll shoe, beach toys, balls (nerf, tennis, football, basketball, golf, beach, ping pong, soccer), doll, plastic truck, fake $100 bills, bike and bike parts, beach chair, boogie board, golf club.

GONE FISHING:
Bait containers (mostly chicken liver and worm containers), port hole, bait, boat water hose, fishing rods, hooks, lures, monofilament fishing line (the leading cause of entanglement), life jacket, boat cushion, fishing nets, lantern, floats, crab traps, packaging from fishing-related gear.

ON THE ROAD:
Road signs, car engines, guard rail, headlight, car door, tires of all sizes, car seat, guard rail, keys, antennae, bumpers, mud flaps, hub caps, muffler.

MORE STRANGE STUFF:
Mountain goat's head mounted on wood, weather buoy, weather-tracking balloon, chemical gas mask in can, piece of NASA rocket, religious items, 55 gallon drum, sewer manhole cover.

And also...

"Do not remove tag" tag
20" sanding disks (3)
5 gal bucket of new motor oil
Airwick deodorizer
Antennas
Sofa cushions
Bed springs, pillow with case, air mattress
Bow of a boat, boat generator
Bottle with letter in it
Bowling ball
Box fan
Camp stove
Canoe (badly damaged)
Cell phone
Closet organizer
Coin wrapper
 

Computer circuit card/motherboard
Craft materials
Crib mattress
Cushion
Delta airlines flight attendant vest
Firecrackers
Flashlight
Fishing rod
Lottery ticket
Grill
Grocery carts
Lawn mower
Leather bag
Medicine bottle for hypodermic needle

Mailbox

 

Orange highway drum
Phosphorus flare
Picket fence

Sock 6' up in a tree
Swivel chair base
Shoe (size 14)
Tennis balls (one site had 115 balls!)
Tent
Tiara
Toothbrush
Trashcan
Videotapes

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