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

12 April 2021

Sancta Maria College

Fleur Bracey

Overview

A

5

5.0

5.8

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

157

Products

314

1215

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 238 263
Resin pellets B N/A
Fishing line 11 2
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Plastic bags 1 9
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 12 1
Plastic vehicle parts 3 13
Other Plastic 2 3
Fishing gear 5 20
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Rope 36 109
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 43 19
Food containers 8 4
Bottle caps & lids 22 25
Food wrappers 28 26
Bottle seals & tabs 4 1
Straws 4 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 26 4
Toys, sport, & recreation 15 6
Strapping bands & tape 4 5
Cosmetics and medical packaging 2 1
Lollipop sticks 5 2
Safety & construction related 4 3
Glass & Ceramic 28 670
Construction material 10 569
Glass or ceramic fragments 18 101
Wood 10 157
Processed timber & pallet crates 9 146
Corks 1 11
Paper & Cardboard 9 7
Cups, food trays & wrappers 4 1
Fireworks 3 4
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 2 2
Rubber 8 85
Sports & Recreation 7 67
Construction & Automotive 1 18
Other 6 4
Appliances & electronics 1 1
Personal care items 3 2
Cotton buds 2 1
Metal 6 26
Other Metal 2 18
Foil wrappers 2 3
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 5
Foamed Plastic 6 2
Other Foamed Plastic 5 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 3 1
Other cloth 3 1

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