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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Torbay - Winstones Cove

21 February 2021

Care of the Cove

Kirianne Nicolson

Overview

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7

8.8

6.0

100m x 6m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

782

Products

469

2071

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 247 183
Resin pellets D N/A
Fishing line 18 23
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 20 24
Cable ties & zip ties 2 2
Lollipop sticks 4 2
Bottle caps & lids 25 47
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 16 6
Toys, sport, & recreation 14 21
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 147 57
Glass & Ceramic 191 892
Other Glass & Ceramic (specify) 5 46
Glass or ceramic fragments 182 392
Construction material 4 454
Foamed Plastic 13 3
Polystyrene cups or food packs 13 3
Metal 9 92
Fishing related 5 73
Construction material 2 18
Unidentifiable metal fragments 2 1
Wood 4 672
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 672
Fabric & Textiles 3 228
Clothing, towels and linen 3 228
Rubber 2 1
Rubber bands 2 1

Materials

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