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

Pilot Bay

Mid Pilot Bay

10 October 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Shawn Elise Tierney

Overview

A

3

1.9

8

100m x 15m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

150

Products

225

10094

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 110 60
Resin pellets B N/A
Food wrappers 30 5
Plastic bags 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 13 17
Strapping bands 6 3
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 3 4
Rope 2 1
Food containers 6 18
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 3 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 45 7
Gardening & farming related 1 3
Foamed Plastic 74 3
Ear plugs 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 72 1
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Metal 13 57
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 5 13
Foil wrappers 7 4
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 1 40
Glass & Ceramic 11 9943
Construction material 11 9943
Rubber 7 4
Rubber bands 3 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 1
Other Rubber 2 2
Paper & Cardboard 7 1
Paper 7 1
Wood 3 26
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 26
Materials
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