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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Marlborough Sounds - Long Island South

26 November 2020

Marlborough District Council

Oliver Wade

Overview

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7

3.5

5.6

90m x 10m

Cobbles

Items per 1,000m2

166

Products

149

7241

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 114 241
Resin pellets A N/A
Food containers 2 8
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 30 34
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 3 1
Rope 39 98
Plastic utensils 1 2
Food wrappers 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 8 15
Gardening & farming related 8 5
Clothes pegs 1 2
Bottle caps & lids 6 25
Safety & construction related 6 29
Cigarette lighters 1 14
Straws 3 2
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Pens & Stationery 1 3
Syringes 2 N/A
Wood 18 6830
Processed timber & pallet crates 16 6813
Corks 2 17
Glass & Ceramic 9 59
Glass or ceramic fragments 9 59
Foamed Plastic 2 96
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 94
Toys, Sport, & Recreation 1 2
Other 2 4
Appliances & electronics 1 4
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Fabric & Textiles 2 4
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 4
Metal 1 1
Foil wrappers 1 1
Rubber 1 6
Rubber footwear 1 6

Materials

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