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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Point Chevalier- Harbour view reserve

11 May 2022

Sustainable Coastlines

Natalia Groom

Overview

A

18

18.3

6.0

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

64

Products

129

182

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 94 55
Resin pellets B N/A
Strapping bands & tape 1 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 48 17
Plastic utensils 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 3 3
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Safety & construction related 2 6
Rope 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 8 2
Food wrappers 8 1
Fishing line 1 1
Clothes pegs 1 1
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 7 2
Straws 1 2
Bottle caps & lids 6 8
Food containers 3 4
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 8 17
Other Glass & Ceramic (specify) 1 3
Glass or ceramic fragments 7 14
Foamed Plastic 5 2
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 4 1
Metal 5 23
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Aluminium drink cans 1 20
Foil wrappers 3 1
Paper & Cardboard 4 11
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 2 7
Fireworks 1 3
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 1
Wood 4 65
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 65
Fabric & Textiles 4 5
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 4
Rope, line or string (natural) 2 1
Rubber 3 2
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 1
Chewing gum 1 1
Other 2 2
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Personal care items 1 2

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area