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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Avon Heathcote Estuary - The South New Brighton Yachtclub

20 July 2021

Estuary Litter Monitoring

Becky Garrity

Overview

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5

4.9

6.2

100m x 10m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

1186

Products

1186

24458

Type Count Weight (g)
Metal 761 3403
Construction material 752 1613
Unidentifiable metal fragments 7 179
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Metal vehicle parts 1 1610
Glass & Ceramic 218 17067
Glass or ceramic fragments 181 2079
Bottles & jars 2 218
Construction material 35 14770
Plastic 172 1268
Resin pellets C N/A
Plastic utensils 1 3
Plastic sheeting 8 180
Plastic bags 1 262
Rope 3 28
Fishing line 3 4
Food containers 3 75
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 34 309
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 64 139
Food wrappers 19 130
Cable ties & zip ties 1 2
Strapping bands & tape 3 11
Clothes pegs 1 6
Lollipop sticks 5 5
Cigarette lighters 2 36
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 18
Bottle caps & lids 9 40
Straws 12 20
Wood 16 2610
Processed timber & pallet crates 16 2610
Foamed Plastic 14 34
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 13 30
Ear plugs 1 4
Rubber 2 67
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 67
Other 1 6
Personal care items 1 6
Fabric & Textiles 1 1
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 1 2
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 1 2

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