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

Avon Heathcote Estuary - The South New Brighton Yachtclub

21 August 2020

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

B

9

7.4

9.2

100m x 10m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

1725

Products

1725

20497

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 834 2759
Resin pellets B N/A
Plastic bags 8 492
Gardening & farming related 30 313
Food wrappers 88 269
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 132 821
Cable ties & zip ties 3 4
Safety & construction related 6 26
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 16
Rope 1 67
Strapping bands & tape 8 19
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Cigarette lighters 14 32
Straws 29 51
Syringes 2 N/A
Clothes pegs 5 9
Toys, sport, & recreation 9 32
Lollipop sticks 14 5
Bottle caps & lids 70 244
Pens 10 23
Plastic utensils 3 3
Bottle neck rings 11 2
Other Plastic 16 51
Fishing line 8 38
Food containers 3 17
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 362 224
Metal 652 9042
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Foil wrappers 2 1
Unidentifiable metal fragments 6 1079
Construction material 643 7960
Glass & Ceramic 112 4204
Glass or ceramic fragments 110 1978
Construction material 2 2226
Foamed Plastic 102 78
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 102 78
Wood 10 4349
Other Wood 2 4
Processed timber & pallet crates 8 4345
Other 7 19
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Personal care items 2 16
Cotton buds 4 3
Rubber 3 33
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 32
Other Rubber 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 3 2
Other Paper & Cardboard 3 2
Cloth 2 11
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 11
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This is the first litter survey in this survey area