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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Eric Armishaw

12 February 2024

Sustainable Coastlines International Volunteers

Patricia Rivera

Overview

C

5

3.8

6.7

90m x 14m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

228

Products

287

4761

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 170 472
Resin pellets C N/A
Bottle caps & lids 11 22
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 47 68
Cigarettes, butts & filters 7 1
Other Plastic 12 52
Plastic utensils 5 10
Straws 3 4
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 9 20
Gardening & farming related 3 47
Pens & Stationery 6 20
Cigarette lighters 2 48
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Clothes pegs 2 9
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Cable ties & zip ties 2 1
Safety & construction related 2 12
Food containers 5 39
Plastic bags 2 8
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 27 67
Food wrappers 18 30
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 10
Plastic sheeting 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 43 1463
Construction material 12 1160
Bottles & jars 1 192
Glass or ceramic fragments 30 111
Metal 22 66
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 5 9
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 23
Construction material 4 20
Aluminium drink cans 2 6
Foil wrappers 10 8
Fabric & Textiles 17 642
Clothing, towels and linen 8 530
Other cloth 1 57
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 7 52
Backpacks & bags 1 3
Rubber 11 151
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 7 91
Toys, Sports & Recreation (Rubber) 1 59
Rubber bands 3 1
Paper & Cardboard 10 34
Cups, food trays & wrappers 7 33
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 3 1
Wood 8 1925
Processed timber & pallet crates 7 1720
Other Wood (specify) 1 205
Foamed Plastic 4 7
Other Foamed Plastic 4 7
Other 2 1
Personal care items 1 1
Sanitary items 1 N/A

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area