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

Island Bay

Island Bay

9 August 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Shawn Elise Tierney

Overview

B

9

5.0

3.8

100m x 16m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

189

Products

302

4667

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 246 120
Resin pellets B N/A
Other Plastic 1 1
Fishing line 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 129 67
Plastic bags 2 10
Food wrappers 24 13
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 14 5
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 11 4
Straws 4 5
Clothes pegs 2 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 54 9
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Glass & Ceramic 20 4430
Glass or ceramic fragments 11 53
Construction material 9 4377
Foamed Plastic 13 3
Ear plugs 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 12 2
Wood 12 95
Corks 2 20
Processed timber & pallet crates 9 74
Wooden utensils 1 1
Cloth 7 15
Rope, line or string (natural) 7 15
Paper & Cardboard 2 3
Other Paper & Cardboard 1 2
Cardboard boxes & fragments 1 1
Rubber 2 1
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 1
Materials
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