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

Macandrew Bay

Macandrew bay beach

4 December 2019

Macandrew Bay School

Matt Direen

Overview

B

31

7.8

5.3

56m x 9m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

123

Products

62

218

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 43 55
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 5 1
Cable ties & zip ties 2 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 3 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 16 8
Bottle caps & lids 2 2
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Medical waste 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Fishing line 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 7 2
Toys & sports related 2 33
Other Plastic 2 3
Wood 5 2
Wooden utensils 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 1
Foamed Plastic 4 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 4 1
Paper & Cardboard 4 3
Paper 1 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 3 2
Cloth 3 156
Miscellaneous Cloth Fragments 2 17
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 139
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Metal 1 1
Aluminium drink cans 1 1
Materials
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