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

beach-icon Beach.

Long Bay - MERC Monitoring Site

7 December 2020

Sir Peter Blake Marine Education & Recreation Centre

Sara Kulins

Overview

B

9

4.5

5.3

100m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

126

Products

126

597

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 90 33
Resin pellets B N/A
Gardening & farming related 4 2
Safety & construction related 8 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 16 4
Food containers 2 1
Straws 2 1
Bottle caps & lids 1 2
Food wrappers 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 38 6
Toys, sport, & recreation 10 5
Hangers & retail packaging 1 1
Cigarette lighters 1 5
Rope 6 2
Foamed Plastic 9 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 4 1
Other Foamed Plastic 5 2
Glass & Ceramic 9 381
Construction material 2 359
Glass or ceramic fragments 7 22
Other 7 5
Personal care items 3 4
Cotton buds 1 1
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Fabric & Textiles 3 1
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 1
Paper & Cardboard 3 3
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 2
Cardboard boxes 2 1
Metal 2 2
Construction material 1 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Wood 2 168
Other Wood (specify) 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 167
Rubber 1 1
Sports & Recreation 1 1

Materials

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