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 - West Beach

27 August 2020

Marlborough Girls' College

Melynda Bentley

Overview

B

6

2.8

1.9

100m x 10m

Boulder

Items per 1,000m2

62

Products

62

9861

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 45 665
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids 1 1
Other Plastic 1 2
Fishing gear 1 18
Food containers 1 55
Plastic sheeting 1 280
Baskets, crates & trays 1 81
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 19 24
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 4 12
Bottles <= 2 L 1 65
Food wrappers 11 1
Rope 4 126
Foamed Plastic 6 8
Foam sponge 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 4
Glass & Ceramic 5 66
Glass or ceramic fragments 5 66
Wood 2 8660
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 8660
Metal 1 13
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 13
Paper & Cardboard 1 5
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 5
Cloth 1 84
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 84
Other 1 360
Paraffin or wax 1 360
Materials
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This is the first litter survey in this survey area