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 Survey

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Avon Heathcote Estuary - The South New Brighton Yachtclub

17 November 2020

Estuary Litter Monitoring

Stuart Ralston

Overview

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5

4.6

4.6

100m x 10m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

688

Products

688

3911

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 425 1312
Resin pellets C N/A
Food containers 4 52
Strapping bands & tape 3 22
Hangers & retail packaging 2 5
Safety & construction related 2 1
Fibreglass fragments 1 517
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 209 120
Gardening & farming related 2 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 69 162
Straws 17 13
Fishing line 3 3
Clothes pegs 2 6
Syringes 2 N/A
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 2
Toys, sport, & recreation 4 11
Lollipop sticks 13 4
Cable ties & zip ties 4 4
Bottle neck rings 9 4
Pens & Stationery 3 11
Bottle seals & tabs 7 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Bottle caps & lids 37 53
Plastic bags 1 1
Food wrappers 17 290
Cigarette lighters 4 14
Rope 7 8
Foamed Plastic 130 25
Foam sponge 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 5 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 122 22
Other Foamed Plastic 2 1
Metal 80 1502
Construction material 74 1030
Foil wrappers 4 2
Unidentifiable metal fragments 2 470
Glass & Ceramic 47 719
Bottles & jars 47 719
Fabric & Textiles 2 334
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 334
Rubber 2 2
Rubber bands 1 1
Sports & Recreation 1 1
Wood 1 11
Corks 1 11
Other 1 6
Personal care items 1 6

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