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

Little Shoal Bay

Little Shoal Bay

4 March 2019

Trafalgar

Robyn Tisdell

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

A

10

6

4

100m x 7m

MuddySand

Items per 1,000m2

500

Products

350

1232

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 147 370
Construction material 1 101
Glass or ceramic fragments 146 269
Plastic 146 420
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 28 88
Plastic bags 22 153
Strapping bands 12 23
Food containers 7 26
Other Plastic 1 5
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 32 60
Cigarettes, butts & filters 7 2
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 12 24
Toys, balls & party poppers 9 10
Cable ties & zip ties 5 13
Straws 9 10
Medical waste 2 6
Cloth 37 249
Other Cloth 16 15
Rope, line or string (natural) 21 234
Rubber 11 149
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 4 6
Inner-tubes and rubber sheet 7 143
Metal 3 21
Unidentifiable metal fragments 2 18
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Foamed Plastic 3 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 1
Wood 3 22
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 22
Materials
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