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

Macandrew Bay

Macandrew bay beach

27 September 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

B

2

1.3

0.9

58m x 12m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

218

Products

152

17220

Type Count Weight (g)
Wood 100 17096
Processed timber & pallet crates 100 17096
Plastic 38 114
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 11 71
Other Plastic 1 4
Strapping bands 1 1
Food wrappers 7 4
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Safety related 1 23
Cigarettes, butts & filters 10 3
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 5 6
Pens 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 8 5
Cardboard boxes & fragments 8 5
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Metal 2 3
Foil wrappers 1 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Rubber 1 1
Rubber bands 1 1
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site