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

Seatoun Beach

Seatoun school beach

4 March 2020

Accenture

Ben Knight

Overview

B

8

5.6

0.9

100m x 20m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

86

Products

171

2828

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 86 120
Resin pellets B N/A
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 3 1
Straws 2 1
Rope 3 1
Strapping bands & tape 5 39
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 8 1
Food wrappers 8 20
Plastic utensils 2 3
Bottle neck rings 3 1
Bottle caps & lids 9 18
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 25 14
Pens 1 1
Food containers 2 5
Cigarettes, butts & filters 10 2
Other Plastic 1 1
Toys & sports related 1 1
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Clothes pegs 1 8
Glass & Ceramic 55 2579
Construction material 18 2469
Glass or ceramic fragments 37 110
Other 10 30
Paraffin or wax 1 3
Personal care items 4 27
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Faeces 1 N/A
Foamed Plastic 7 5
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 2
Other Foamed Plastic 6 3
Wood 5 41
Corks 1 6
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 35
Metal 3 49
Other Metal 1 44
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 5
Rubber 3 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 3 1
Paper & Cardboard 2 3
Fireworks 2 3
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site