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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Laingholm Beach - Near stream

4 July 2022

Laingholm Litter Collective

Eloise Downes

Overview

B

6

7.0

0.5

100m x 10m

Shell

Items per 1,000m2

86

Products

86

2126

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 43 1912
Construction material 22 1821
Glass or ceramic fragments 21 91
Plastic 25 24
Resin pellets B N/A
Other Plastic 6 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 3 1
Food wrappers 9 5
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 3 11
Food containers 1 2
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Metal 5 40
Unidentifiable metal fragments 3 35
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 5
Fabric & Textiles 5 24
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 23
Rope, line or string (natural) 2 1
Other 4 38
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Batteries (Household) 2 35
Personal care items 1 3
Wood 3 80
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 69
Corks 1 11
Rubber 1 8
Other Rubber (specify) 1 8

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area