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

Long Island - Ships Cove (South Side)

27 August 2020

Marlborough Girls' College

Zoe Luffman

Overview

B

6

4.1

1.3

100m x 10m

Boulder

Items per 1,000m2

188

Products

188

12963

Type Count Weight (g)
Wood 106 12500
Corks 1 10
Processed timber & pallet crates 105 12490
Plastic 74 416
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 2 1
Strapping bands & tape 2 1
Gardening & farming related 8 41
Plastic vehicle parts 1 12
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 15 52
Safety & construction related 3 34
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 58
Food containers 2 17
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 7 14
Other Plastic 1 17
Shotgun wadding & shells 10 14
Clothes pegs 3 9
Bottle caps & lids 6 36
Rope 13 110
Glass & Ceramic 5 29
Glass or ceramic fragments 5 29
Foamed Plastic 2 6
Foam sponge 2 6
Paper & Cardboard 1 12
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 12
Materials
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This is the first litter survey in this survey area