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

Sumner Beach - Cave Rock End

18 July 2020

Algalita South Pacific

Owen Dabkowski

Overview

B

8

6

3.9

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

206

Products

412

2369

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 332 351
Resin pellets C N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 170 55
Toys, sport, & recreation 9 21
Straws 3 1
Strapping bands & tape 5 1
Rope 9 106
Lollipop sticks 8 3
Gardening & farming related 7 10
Food wrappers 9 1
Food containers 3 3
Fishing line 7 1
Clothes pegs 2 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 43 7
Bottle seals & tabs 2 1
Bottle neck rings 2 2
Bottle caps & lids 26 22
Safety & construction related 25 113
Wood 37 1837
Wooden utensils 1 2
Processed timber & pallet crates 36 1835
Foamed Plastic 34 21
Other Foamed Plastic 2 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 7 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 19 13
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 1
Ear plugs 4 3
Other 6 9
Personal care items 2 9
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Cloth 2 150
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 2 150
Glass & Ceramic 1 1
Other Glass & Ceramic 1 1
Materials
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