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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Northcote Point - Little Shoal Bay

26 November 2020

Sustainable Coastlines

Josh Borthwick

Overview

B

4

2.2

9.5

100m x 13m

Mud

Items per 1,000m2

72

Products

93

921

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 38 135
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 2 7
Fibreglass fragments 1 1
Pens & Stationery 1 1
Plastic sheeting 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 2
Strapping bands & tape 3 3
Food wrappers 5 10
Cigarettes, butts & filters 9 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 11 87
Food containers 1 19
Fishing line 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 37 97
Glass or ceramic fragments 37 97
Metal 7 21
Foil wrappers 2 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 6
Aluminium drink cans 1 11
Construction material 1 3
Paper & Cardboard 4 23
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 1
Fireworks 3 22
Fabric & Textiles 2 641
Other cloth 1 3
Clothing, towels and linen 1 638
Foamed Plastic 2 2
Foam sponge 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Wood 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 1
Other 1 1
Personal care items 1 1
Rubber 1 0
Condoms 1 N/A

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