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 Collection Survey

Eastern Beach - Macleans beach.

21 May 2020

Sustainable Coastlines

Shelley Butt

Overview

B

4

4.6

1

100m x 18m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

182

Products

327

403

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 267 127
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle seals & tabs 3 1
Rope 11 17
Fishing gear 1 1
Other Plastic 10 31
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 2
Food wrappers 5 1
Straws 6 4
Plastic utensils 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 15 7
Fishing line 2 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 107 40
Toys, sport, & recreation 7 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 74 9
Clothes pegs 3 3
Lollipop sticks 7 2
Food containers 10 3
Wood 16 149
Processed timber & pallet crates 16 149
Other 12 3
Other 1 2
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Cotton buds 7 1
Paper & Cardboard 10 3
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 10 3
Glass & Ceramic 9 25
Glass or ceramic fragments 9 25
Rubber 5 10
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 5 10
Cloth 4 5
Footwear & shoes 1 2
Other cloth 3 3
Foamed Plastic 2 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 1
Metal 2 80
Other Metal 1 78
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
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