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 Bay - MERC Monitoring Site

3 September 2020

Sir Peter Blake Marine Education & Recreation Centre

Sara Kulins

Overview

A

11

8.3

10

100m x 11m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

103

Products

113

1154

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 61 110
Resin pellets A N/A
Rope 9 35
Fishing line 3 3
Food containers 3 2
Safety & construction related 1 1
Straws 1 2
Bottle caps & lids 3 7
Toys, sport, & recreation 6 34
Strapping bands & tape 3 5
Food wrappers 8 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 13 14
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Plastic sheeting 4 1
Other Plastic 3 1
Cloth 14 207
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 13 206
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 13 589
Glass or ceramic fragments 11 30
Construction material 2 559
Foamed Plastic 12 10
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 3
Other Foamed Plastic 3 2
Foam sponge 4 2
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Other 7 12
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Personal care items 5 12
Faeces 1 N/A
Metal 2 66
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 65
Other Metal 1 1
Rubber 2 11
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 4
Other Rubber 1 7
Wood 2 149
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 149
Materials
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