Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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

Breaker Bay

Breaker bay east

20 February 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

A

14

9

3

100m x 20m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

22

Products

45

110

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 27 44
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 5 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Cable ties & zip ties 2 4
Pens 1 18
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 2 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 1 1
Fishing line 13 18
Metal 10 29
Fishing related 3 4
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 1
Other Metal 6 24
Cloth 2 14
Footwear & shoes 1 13
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 1
Rubber 2 2
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 2
Paper & Cardboard 2 19
Fireworks 1 6
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 13
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Ear plugs 1 1
Wood 1 1
Matches and wooden fireworks parts 1 1
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site