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1999 CLEANUP

List O' Trash
(weeks after the '99 event)

Food-Beverage related
pistachio shells
peach pits
date pits
avocado pit
cantaloupe rind
other dried foods
orange peels
gummi bears
maraschino cherry stems
beer bottle caps & pull tabs
bottle labels
water bottle lids
champagne corks
water bottles
blue water jug pull tabs
lollipop sticks
candy - in wrapper & out melted
ice cream stick
fast food condiments - ketchup, mayo, mustard
several: what the fuck is this?

Costume-Clothing-Personal Stuff
pieces of costume - shiny stuff, rhinestones
buttons - assorted sizes (enough to rebutton several shirts)
pieces of fabric - partially melted & non melted
mylar streamers
bobby pins
hair barrettes
Q tips
tampon holders - cardboard & plastic
cigarette paraphenalia - butts, paper, pack, foil & plastic wrapper
lighters
toilet paper
cardboard toilet paper rolls
paper towels
money - coin & paper (about $150)
rubber bands - all sizes
feathers - boa, peacock, colorful playa chicken
tooth picks
band aids - used
beads - plastic, glass & metal
hair ties - all sizes
clothes pins
safety pins
ink pens
golf pencils
luminescent tubing - necklaces & bracelet
zipper pulls
jewelry - rings, bracelet, earring
fimo jewelry
shoes & glasses
lipsticks
mascara
lip balm
sunglasses - whole & pieces
shoelaces
metal hangers
sewing needle
blair witch doll
ribbon
used condoms - wrapper & instructions
boomerang
flossing instrument
wads of hair
hair extensions
a large: what the fuck is this?
Is this sounding like a broken record? Yes, we found one of those too.

Building Supplies - Camp Construction - Art Projects
nails (jillions)
screws (too many)
nuts
bolts
washers
springs
cotter pins
grommets
hose clamp
staples
rivets
chicken wire
bungee cord
cable ties
twist ties
rope - cotton & plastic
string
tent stakes - metal & plastic buried in the ground (TOO many)
rebar (buried in the ground)
broken glass - millions of tiny pieces
melted glass
car window glass
television tube glass
mirror ball glass
light bulb glass
headlight glass
melted neon
broken plastic
carpet pieces stuck in the mud
wire of all kinds
xmas lights
kitty litter
small stones
pebbles
aquarium gravel (green and other colors)
bamboo shards
bunch of paper sticks imprinted w/"Black Rock City Hardware"
little plastic toys & trinkets - heman, warriors, salamander, barbie doll
debris from fireworks - tubing, bottle rocket sticks, sparkers
astro turf - shards & strings
marbles
tire rubber pieces
tire value caps
welding rods - spent
knives
ax handle
12" crescent wrench
Phillips head screwdriver bits drill bit
1 lock
keys
thumbtacks
shells - sea
electronic parts & wire
audio adaptor
duralog chips
wax melted puddles
burnt plastic glob (several)
sewing needles
paper roll for pennies
latex paint glob
fake leaves & flowers
balloons
bike reflectors
flashlight
couch springs
tattoo tools (bad thing, the health department doesn't like this)
yarn
bone fragments
steel wool
dice
incense stick
color chalk
ear plugs
melted aluminum
wood chips
straw
sticks & more sticks