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

27 September 2019

Royal Albatross Centre

Laura Findlay

Overview

B

2

0.8

0.3

100m x 5m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

144

Products

72

2013

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 50 307
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic bags 1 17
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 1 1
Rope 4 183
Fibreglass fragments 1 13
Food containers 4 25
Food wrappers 16 11
Pens 1 3
Strapping bands 2 10
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 1 26
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 11 6
Plastic utensils 2 4
Clothes pegs 1 4
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 2 1
Straws 1 1
Foamed Plastic 14 5
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 12 4
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 1
Wood 7 1526
Processed timber & pallet crates 7 1526
Glass & Ceramic 1 175
Bottles & jars 1 175
Materials
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