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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Lavegahau bord de mer

18 September 2021

FSE Lavegahau

Luc Moulin

Overview

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11

18.3

13.5

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

197

Products

394

85728

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 189 54236
Resin pellets C N/A
Plastic bags 37 3819
Bottles <= 2 L 23 1868
Bottle caps & lids 16 36
Strapping bands & tape 5 42
Plastic sheeting 30 1577
Fishing line 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 25 366
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 2 229
Plastic vehicle parts 1 34
Food wrappers 1 4
Cable ties & zip ties 1 2
Other Plastic 1 44
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 6850
Safety & construction related 13 1421
Rope 25 8249
Fishing nets 3 26950
Food containers 1 5
Plastic buoys 1 2000
Fibreglass fragments 2 739
Metal 105 4933
Unidentifiable metal fragments 2 511
Construction material 90 1512
Tableware 1 2400
Aluminium drink cans 10 494
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 16
Glass & Ceramic 40 3046
Bottles & jars 6 1650
Glass or ceramic fragments 34 1396
Fabric & Textiles 35 3753
Rope, line or string (natural) 27 2729
Clothing, towels and linen 6 1001
Backpacks & bags 2 23
Rubber 8 19192
Rubber footwear 3 317
Inner-tubes and rubber sheet 3 75
Tyres 2 18800
Wood 8 465
Processed timber & pallet crates 8 465
Other 5 5
Batteries (Household) 5 5
Foamed Plastic 4 98
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 8
Toys, Sport, & Recreation 1 90

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area