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 Shoal Bay - West

22 April 2021

Sustainable Coastlines

Shelley Butt

Overview

B

20

13.3

8.2

100m x 17m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

318

Products

541

9012

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 398 6874
Glass or ceramic fragments 385 760
Construction material 13 6114
Plastic 77 1492
Resin pellets A N/A
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 11 19
Hangers & retail packaging 3 4
Safety & construction related 1 1
Straws 1 3
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 2 1
Bottle caps & lids 1 17
Plastic bags 2 25
Food wrappers 3 2
Other Plastic 27 150
Rope 15 1264
Cigarettes, butts & filters 4 1
Food containers 5 3
Other 28 10
Paraffin or wax 28 10
Metal 16 592
Construction material 2 500
Other Metal 5 60
Foil wrappers 3 1
Aluminium drink cans 1 18
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 5 13
Foamed Plastic 10 26
Foam sponge 10 26
Fabric & Textiles 6 9
Canvas, sailcloth & sacking (hessian) 6 9
Paper & Cardboard 4 6
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 4 6
Wood 1 1
Other Wood (specify) 1 1
Rubber 1 2
Sports & Recreation 1 2

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