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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Eastern Beach - Macleans Site

18 December 2020

Sustainable Coastlines

Jack Evans

Overview

B

5

5

2.8

100m x 18m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

76

Products

136

346

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 92 73
Resin pellets B N/A
Clothes pegs 1 1
Hangers & retail packaging 1 4
Mesh bags 1 1
Food containers 3 16
Fishing line 1 1
Other Plastic 2 5
Toys, sport, & recreation 5 20
Straws 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 2 1
Rope 5 6
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 25 7
Plastic sheeting 27 1
Lollipop sticks 3 1
Food wrappers 4 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 7 2
Bottle caps & lids 2 3
Pens & Stationery 2 1
Glass & Ceramic 16 219
Glass or ceramic fragments 14 45
Construction material 2 174
Wood 8 12
Wooden utensils 7 11
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 6 4
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 2 1
Fireworks 4 3
Metal 6 32
Foil wrappers 2 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 5
Construction material 1 4
Aluminium drink cans 1 22
Other 4 4
Cotton buds 1 1
Personal care items 2 3
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Rubber 3 1
Sports & Recreation 3 1
Fabric & Textiles 1 1
Other cloth 1 1

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