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

beach-icon Beach.

Long Bay - MERC Monitoring Site

19 July 2021

Sir Peter Blake Marine Education & Recreation Centre

Sara Kulins

Overview

B

15

9.0

14.7

100m x 14m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

110

Products

154

1279

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 102 113
Resin pellets B N/A
Bottle caps & lids 13 31
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 57 4
Straws 1 2
Rope 5 16
Lollipop sticks 4 4
Food wrappers 11 6
Safety & construction related 2 16
Cigarettes, butts & filters 4 1
Other Plastic 5 33
Foamed Plastic 14 5
Other Foamed Plastic 14 5
Glass & Ceramic 11 629
Glass or ceramic fragments 9 46
Construction material 2 583
Paper & Cardboard 9 17
Cardboard boxes 9 17
Wood 7 477
Processed timber & pallet crates 7 477
Metal 4 26
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 3
Foil wrappers 1 1
Aluminium drink cans 1 22
Rubber 3 7
Sports & Recreation 3 7
Other 3 2
Personal care items 3 2
Fabric & Textiles 1 3
Canvas, sailcloth & sacking (hessian) 1 3

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