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

beach-icon Beach.

Stanmore Bay

12 December 2020

The Green Team

Michele Irvine

Overview

B

2

2.6

2.7

100m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

239

Products

239

661

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 126 60
Resin pellets B N/A
Other Plastic 2 6
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 15 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 61 15
Straws 1 1
Rope 5 1
Plastic bags 1 1
Food wrappers 5 3
Fishing line 24 6
Fibreglass fragments 1 14
Cigarettes, butts & filters 5 1
Cigarette lighters 1 6
Cable ties & zip ties 2 2
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 2 2
Glass & Ceramic 86 470
Glass or ceramic fragments 81 172
Construction material 5 298
Paper & Cardboard 5 2
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 1
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 4 1
Fabric & Textiles 5 84
Rope, line or string (natural) 4 1
Clothing, towels and linen 1 83
Foamed Plastic 5 3
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 3 1
Ear plugs 1 1
Wood 3 11
Wooden utensils 1 5
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 6
Rubber 3 2
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 1
Rubber bands 2 1
Metal 3 4
Foil wrappers 2 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Other 3 25
Batteries (Non-household) 1 24
Other 2 1

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