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

Little Shoal Bay

Little Shoal Bay

10 March 2020

Trafalgar

Robyn Tisdell

Overview

B

11

7.5

8.6

100m x 12m

Mud

Items per 1,000m2

377

Products

452

1123

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 337 846
Glass or ceramic fragments 322 735
Construction material 14 110
Other Glass & Ceramic 1 1
Plastic 85 128
Resin pellets A N/A
Strapping bands & tape 1 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 12 23
Other Plastic 7 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 29 16
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Fibreglass fragments 1 7
Plastic bags 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 6 9
Lollipop sticks 3 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 11 6
Rope 3 13
Fishing line 2 3
Food wrappers 8 42
Cloth 7 43
Rope, line or string (natural) 2 13
Canvas, sailcloth & sacking (hessian) 1 20
Other cloth 3 5
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 5
Other 6 16
Boat parts 2 11
Personal care items 2 5
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Metal 5 12
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Aluminium drink cans 4 9
Rubber 5 20
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Rubber bands 1 2
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 17
Foamed Plastic 3 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 2
Wood 2 6
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 6
Paper & Cardboard 2 49
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 49
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