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

Pencarrow Coast - Hinds point

22 August 2020

Eastbourne Litter Monitoring Group

Charlotte Painter

Overview

B

5

11.3

4

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

105

Products

210

4300

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 176 979
Resin pellets B N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 8 4
Fishing gear 5 11
Straws 14 9
Gardening & farming related 1 211
Medical waste 2 35
Strapping bands & tape 3 6
Food wrappers 43 31
Bottle caps & lids 29 55
Food containers 14 118
Clothes pegs 4 8
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 19
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 28 161
Plastic utensils 3 5
Pens 6 35
Lollipop sticks 5 3
Gloves 4 81
Cigarette lighters 2 22
Bottles <= 2 L 1 50
Plastic buoys 1 114
Foamed Plastic 18 60
Foam sponge 12 26
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 6 34
Wood 9 3085
Processed timber & pallet crates 9 3085
Paper & Cardboard 2 9
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 1 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 8
Cloth 2 104
Footwear & shoes 2 104
Glass & Ceramic 1 1
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 1
Other 1 5
Personal care items 1 5
Rubber 1 57
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 57
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