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

Macandrew Bay - Macandrew Bay Beach

25 September 2020

Macandrew Bay School

Matt Direen

Overview

A

29

28.5

13.2

55m x 8m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

166

Products

73

306

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 39 121
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 3 101
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 9 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 4 5
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Gardening & farming related 7 1
Food wrappers 2 1
Clothes pegs 1 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 7 1
Bottle neck rings 1 2
Bottle caps & lids 3 3
Foamed Plastic 24 57
Other Foamed Plastic 1 55
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 22 1
Foam sponge 1 1
Cloth 4 123
Other cloth 4 123
Wood 2 2
Other Wood 1 1
Wooden utensils 1 1
Other 2 1
Personal care items 1 1
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Rubber 1 1
Rubber bands 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 1
Materials
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