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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French Bay - Harbar steps

29 April 2021

Sustainable Coastlines

Caitlyn Prince

Overview

A

14

11.0

5.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

131

Products

262

949

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 142 75
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 5 2
Lollipop sticks 3 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 1 2
Food wrappers 40 27
Toys, sport, & recreation 6 15
Hangers & retail packaging 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 2 2
Plastic vehicle parts 2 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 82 24
Glass & Ceramic 62 793
Glass or ceramic fragments 62 793
Foamed Plastic 22 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 22 1
Fabric & Textiles 10 19
Clothing, towels and linen 9 18
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1
Wood 8 34
Other Wood (specify) 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 7 33
Rubber 7 5
Sports & Recreation 2 1
Other Rubber (specify) 1 2
Chewing gum 4 2
Metal 6 21
Other Metal 1 11
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 5 10
Other 4 0
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 1

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