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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Fitzroy Beach

6 September 2022

Fitzroy Primary School

Esther Ward-Campbell (SC)

Overview

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32

48.0

6.0

97m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

62

Products

121

3921

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 94 571
Resin pellets A N/A
Rope 2 3
Gardening & farming related 5 26
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 19 230
Food wrappers 6 5
Plastic bags 12 31
Lollipop sticks 4 2
Straws 1 3
Food containers 3 48
Clothes pegs 2 12
Bottles <= 2 L 1 30
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 5 27
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 33 153
Foamed Plastic 16 12
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 12 3
Foam sponge 4 9
Wood 8 3324
Wooden utensils 1 3
Processed timber & pallet crates 7 3321
Metal 2 9
Aluminium drink cans 2 9
Glass & Ceramic 1 5
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 5

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area