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

Pencarrow Coast

Hinds point

21 October 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

C

6

6.3

5.9

100m x 17m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

338

Products

574

3328

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 448 1178
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic utensils 7 200
Parking tickets & receipts 4 5
Cigarettes, butts & filters 5 3
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 42 100
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Strapping bands 2 4
Syringes 1 N/A
Fishing line 8 30
Pens 8 22
Food containers 13 20
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 3 167
Bottle neck rings 5 1
Medical waste 2 15
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 23 3
Toys, balls & party poppers 14 135
Gardening & farming related 7 17
Food wrappers 67 41
Clothes pegs 4 6
Straws 29 21
Cable ties & zip ties 3 5
Bottle seals & tabs 5 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 190 180
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 16
Rope 4 183
Foamed Plastic 86 72
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 23 21
Ear plugs 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 4 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 58 47
Wood 14 1599
Corks 1 9
Processed timber & pallet crates 13 1590
Metal 13 242
Unidentifiable metal fragments 3 16
Foil wrappers 1 1
Sharps, needles, lancets, metal catheters 1 N/A
Fishing related 3 117
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 3 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Other Metal 1 106
Rubber 7 5
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 2
Rubber gloves 1 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 3 1
Rubber bands 2 1
Cloth 5 220
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 59
Other Cloth 1 3
Footwear & shoes 3 158
Glass & Ceramic 1 12
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 12
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site