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.

Little Bucklands Beach - south walkway end

24 July 2021

Bucklands Beach Yacht Club

Heléne Winter

Overview

B

23

16.1

18.3

100m x 16m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

374

Products

598

1037

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 398 226
Resin pellets C N/A
Cigarette lighters 1 4
Fishing line 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 192 83
Bottle neck rings 7 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 27 7
Strapping bands & tape 2 1
Plastic utensils 1 2
Plastic sheeting 6 2
Rope 8 28
Cable ties & zip ties 2 2
Hangers & retail packaging 2 2
Bottle caps & lids 25 32
Straws 5 3
Bottle seals & tabs 3 2
Food wrappers 95 37
Fishing gear 3 1
Pens & Stationery 1 1
Safety & construction related 2 8
Lollipop sticks 8 3
Food containers 7 6
Glass & Ceramic 128 528
Construction material 32 324
Other Glass & Ceramic (specify) 3 1
Glass or ceramic fragments 93 203
Foamed Plastic 37 14
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 25 4
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 12 10
Metal 10 6
Foil wrappers 6 2
Sharps, needles, lancets, metal catheters 1 N/A
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 4
Wood 8 244
Processed timber & pallet crates 8 244
Rubber 7 11
Chewing gum 2 1
Rubber bands 3 1
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 9
Fabric & Textiles 5 2
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 5 2
Paper & Cardboard 4 6
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 4 6
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A

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