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

Monkey Island - Freedom Camping Site

26 June 2020

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

B

2

2.4

1.6

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

216

Products

432

1681

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 409 627
Resin pellets B N/A
Food containers 1 11
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 273 139
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 2 3
Food wrappers 4 4
Strapping bands & tape 34 13
Cigarettes, butts & filters 17 3
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Fishing gear 3 27
Straws 1 1
Bottle neck rings 3 2
Bottle caps & lids 11 43
Shotgun wadding & shells 3 11
Gardening & farming related 2 33
Fishing nets 2 55
Rope 51 281
Rubber 6 112
Inner-tubes and rubber sheet 1 107
Rubber bands 3 1
Other Rubber 2 4
Foamed Plastic 5 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 2
Other 3 1
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Cotton buds 2 1
Wood 3 364
Corks 2 20
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 344
Glass & Ceramic 3 531
Bottles & jars 3 531
Metal 2 36
Tableware 1 33
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Cloth 1 7
Backpacks & bags 1 7
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