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

21 September 2020

Sustainable Coastlines

Sara Kulins

Overview

A

9

9

9

100m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

183

Products

183

397

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 116 110
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 11 1
Clothes pegs 1 3
Bottle seals & tabs 3 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 50 45
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Food wrappers 11 2
Straws 1 1
Rope 3 13
Other Plastic 2 35
Bottle caps & lids 1 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 32 5
Foamed Plastic 24 9
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 24 9
Glass & Ceramic 21 75
Glass or ceramic fragments 21 75
Cloth 10 185
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 7 2
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 3 183
Other 4 3
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Personal care items 1 3
Paper & Cardboard 4 1
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 4 1
Metal 2 4
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 1
Foil wrappers 1 3
Wood 1 9
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 9
Rubber 1 1
Rubber bands 1 1
Materials
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