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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Little Bucklands Beach - south walkway end

8 April 2021

Bucklands Beach Yacht Club

Heléne Winter

Overview

A

8

6.5

10.4

100m x 16m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

414

Products

663

321

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 552 181
Resin pellets C N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 368 85
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 4
Safety & construction related 4 2
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Rope 11 2
Bottle neck rings 5 2
Plastic bags 1 7
Fishing gear 1 1
Pens & Stationery 4 2
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 50 9
Bottle caps & lids 32 21
Lollipop sticks 15 4
Plastic vehicle parts 2 4
Food containers 2 1
Bottle seals & tabs 8 3
Food wrappers 14 5
Strapping bands & tape 13 3
Toys, sport, & recreation 16 21
Straws 1 2
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 40 79
Construction material 6 6
Glass or ceramic fragments 34 73
Foamed Plastic 31 16
Foam sponge 7 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 13 9
Foam glazier spacers 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 9 4
Ear plugs 1 1
Rubber 14 14
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 8 9
Rubber bands 6 5
Other 8 4
Cotton buds 5 1
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Personal care items 2 3
Metal 6 10
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 5 9
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 5 2
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 5 2
Wood 4 9
Wooden utensils 2 4
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 5
Fabric & Textiles 3 6
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 6

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area