Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ 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 Collection Survey

Pilots Beach

Pilots beach

7 July 2019

Royal Albatross Centre

Janice Huang

Overview

B

18

13.5

12

96m x 14m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

525

Products

706

17292

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 442 991
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 66 126
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 181 165
Straws 16 22
Safety related 1 3
Rope 8 40
Plastic utensils 4 4
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 17 7
Gardening & farming related 8 69
Food wrappers 42 34
Food containers 1 2
Clothes pegs 4 12
Cigarettes, butts & filters 14 4
Cigarette lighters 2 29
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 1 274
Bottle neck rings 6 2
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 71 198
Foamed Plastic 213 100
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 14 19
Polystyrene cups or food packs 11 56
Foam sponge 187 24
Ear plugs 1 1
Wood 45 16056
Corks 3 16
Processed timber & pallet crates 42 16040
Rubber 3 49
Tyres 1 40
Inner-tubes and rubber sheet 1 8
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 3 96
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 12
Construction material 2 84
Materials
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