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.

Purau Bay

10 August 2021

Diamond Harbour School

Karen Coom

Overview

B

31

41.3

3.0

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

22

Products

45

437

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 33 274
Resin pellets A N/A
Gardening & farming related 2 3
Food wrappers 6 6
Fishing line 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 15 15
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 3 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 92
Rope 1 148
Food containers 1 2
Safety & construction related 1 5
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 5 41
Rope, line or string (natural) 3 1
Clothing, towels and linen 2 40
Glass & Ceramic 5 121
Bottles & jars 5 121
Paper & Cardboard 2 1
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 2 1

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area