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

The Old Boat Ramp

Old Boat Ramp

26 July 2019

The Old Boat Ramp Clean Up Crew

Peter Bell

Overview

B

2

1.4

1.2

16m x 9m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

2556

Products

368

670

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 258 108
Resin pellets A N/A
Fishing line 3 1
Food wrappers 25 8
Rope 33 18
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 43 18
Cigarettes, butts & filters 136 36
Strapping bands 5 2
Plastic bags 2 2
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 1 1
Clothes pegs 4 11
Toys, balls & party poppers 1 3
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 2 4
Bottle neck rings 1 2
Fishing gear 1 1
Foamed Plastic 72 89
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 27 79
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 41 7
Ear plugs 4 3
Wood 27 415
Processed timber & pallet crates 26 401
Corks 1 14
Metal 5 40
Fishing related 3 3
Tableware 1 34
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Paper & Cardboard 4 9
Cardboard boxes & fragments 2 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 8
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Glass & Ceramic 1 9
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 9
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site