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 - East

22 April 2021

Sustainable Coastlines

Caitlyn Prince

Overview

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12

10.4

11.4

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

300

Products

601

4575

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 467 1200
Glass or ceramic fragments 247 970
Tableware 37 167
Construction material 183 63
Plastic 73 479
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic bags 9 13
Cigarettes, butts & filters 7 5
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 19 20
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 9 4
Safety & construction related 9 27
Gardening & farming related 3 15
Food containers 2 11
Bottle neck rings 1 2
Bottle caps & lids 7 50
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 21
Food wrappers 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 2 1
Other Plastic 1 308
Wood 16 2172
Processed timber & pallet crates 16 2172
Foamed Plastic 13 17
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 12 16
Ear plugs 1 1
Metal 13 279
Other Metal 13 279
Rubber 10 172
Sports & Recreation 3 1
Construction & Automotive 3 60
Chewing gum 2 3
Rubber footwear 2 108
Fabric & Textiles 7 251
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 50
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 1
Other cloth 2 10
Clothing, towels and linen 1 190
Other 2 5
Cotton buds 1 1
Other 1 4

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area