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

Maleafatu Park (Apia Bay)

Maleafatu Park Seawall

31 August 2019

SPREP

Anthony Talouli

Overview

B

53

26.5

45.3

100m x 8m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

4395

Products

3516

8150

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 2414 4779
Glass or ceramic fragments 2413 4704
Light globes/bulbs 1 75
Plastic 597 1771
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 55 79
Strapping bands 5 9
Rope 1 1
Food containers 5 45
Straws 2 1
Plastic bags 80 55
Food wrappers 143 123
Cigarette lighters 2 27
Pens 6 11
Cigarettes, butts & filters 215 47
Bottle neck rings 4 2
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 53 133
Plastic utensils 10 18
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 14 1210
Fishing line 1 1
Other Plastic 1 9
Paper & Cardboard 223 199
Cardboard boxes & fragments 223 199
Metal 194 605
Other Metal 5 31
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 7 28
Foil wrappers 114 90
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 41 94
Aluminium drink cans 27 362
Foamed Plastic 69 43
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 35 12
Polystyrene cups or food packs 34 31
Wood 10 1
Matches and wooden fireworks parts 10 1
Cloth 4 241
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 4 241
Other 3 91
Batteries (Household) 1 78
Appliances & electronics 2 13
Rubber 2 420
Rubber footwear 2 420
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site