Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' 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 Survey

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Rock Wall

1 February 2024

Sustainable Coastlines

Hugo Fioretti

Overview

D

5

4.2

13.1

50m x 10m

Boulder

Items per 1,000m2

1660

Products

830

8552

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 316 623
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottles <= 2 L 6 180
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 96
Food containers 13 105
Cigarettes, butts & filters 115 25
Bottle caps & lids 6 11
Rope 4 3
Bottle seals & tabs 2 2
Strapping bands & tape 3 3
Food wrappers 42 48
Plastic bags 22 45
Hangers & retail packaging 9 7
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 6 13
Cigarette lighters 2 3
Safety & construction related 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 2 15
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 21 1
Fishing line 60 31
Fishing gear 1 34
Glass & Ceramic 270 4352
Construction material 3 2432
Glass or ceramic fragments 264 1393
Bottles & jars 3 527
Metal 109 421
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 82 49
Aluminium drink cans 17 297
Construction material 5 37
Other Metal 3 36
Fishing related 1 1
Foil wrappers 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 66 419
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 7 5
Cardboard boxes 15 321
Cups, food trays & wrappers 11 70
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 25 18
Fireworks 4 1
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 4 4
Other 43 1
Sanitary items 42 N/A
Cotton buds 1 1
Foamed Plastic 13 29
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 4 18
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 9 11
Fabric & Textiles 6 383
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 2
Clothing, towels and linen 1 83
Other cloth 1 251
Backpacks & bags 1 47
Rubber 4 76
Toys, Sports & Recreation (Rubber) 3 70
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 6
Wood 3 2248
Corks 1 10
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 2238

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