Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ 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 Collection Survey

Pilot Bay

Mid Pilot Bay

22 March 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Shelley Butt

Overview

B

11

8.6

1.7

100m x 7m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

356

Products

249

171

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 197 96
Resin pellets B N/A
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 6 6
Plastic bags 1 3
Food wrappers 36 14
Toys, balls & party poppers 5 12
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 5
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 18 7
Food containers 2 4
Medical waste 2 5
Rope 7 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 117 32
Straws 1 2
Foamed Plastic 27 6
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 26 4
Ear plugs 1 2
Paper & Cardboard 13 12
Paper 11 9
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 3
Glass & Ceramic 5 40
Construction material 1 29
Glass or ceramic fragments 4 11
Metal 5 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 1
Foil wrappers 3 1
Wood 2 15
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 15
Materials
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