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

11 May 2022

Saint Marys School

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
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Food containers 3 4
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
Food wrappers 8 1
Fishing line 1 1
Clothes pegs 2 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 7 2
Straws 1 2
Bottle caps & lids 6 8
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 8 2
Glass & Ceramic 8 17
Glass or ceramic fragments 7 14
Other Glass & Ceramic (specify) 1 3
Metal 5 23
Foil wrappers 3 1
Aluminium drink cans 1 20
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Foamed Plastic 5 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 4 1
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Wood 4 65
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 65
Paper & Cardboard 4 11
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 1
Fireworks 1 3
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 2 7
Fabric & Textiles 4 5
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 4
Rope, line or string (natural) 2 1
Rubber 3 2
Chewing gum 1 1
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 1
Other 2 2
Personal care items 1 2
Sanitary items 1 N/A

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