Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. The data are freely and openly accessible to anyone. Download the raw data, share this survey, and learn more about the data collection methodology through the links at the bottom of the page.

Litter Survey

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Quarantine Island - Big Bay North

15 July 2021

Quarantine Island Community

Cristina Barriga

Overview

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8

8.5

7.8

68m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

1160

Products

789

26744

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 519 972
Resin pellets B N/A
Pens & Stationery 4 9
Parking tickets & receipts 8 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 125 128
Cigarette lighters 1 2
Gardening & farming related 4 36
Bottle caps & lids 52 100
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Safety & construction related 8 40
Food containers 12 22
Food wrappers 76 306
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 133 128
Plastic bags 2 111
Strapping bands & tape 4 4
Toys, sport, & recreation 16 25
Bottle neck rings 5 1
Lollipop sticks 23 11
Clothes pegs 4 10
Rope 5 14
Straws 21 10
Bottle seals & tabs 10 4
Shotgun wadding & shells 3 8
Foamed Plastic 191 63
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 177 25
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 13 37
Foam glazier spacers 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 55 349
Glass or ceramic fragments 55 349
Wood 12 25340
Processed timber & pallet crates 12 25340
Paper & Cardboard 6 2
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 6 2
Other 5 17
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Personal care items 4 17
Rubber 1 1
Rubber bands 1 1

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area