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.

St Heliers - St Heliers playground

9 May 2021

Sustainable Coastlines Ambassadors

William Koo

Overview

B

15

16.3

11.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

108

Products

216

382

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 126 52
Resin pellets B N/A
Straws 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 6 5
Strapping bands & tape 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 84 32
Food containers 1 1
Fishing line 2 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 14 1
Plastic bags 6 2
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Bottle neck rings 3 1
Bottle caps & lids 4 2
Cable ties & zip ties 2 4
Glass & Ceramic 56 291
Glass or ceramic fragments 53 134
Construction material 3 157
Foamed Plastic 10 12
Foam sponge 3 10
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 6 1
Rubber 9 8
Rubber bands 1 1
Inner-tubes and rubber sheet 1 1
Rubber gloves 1 1
Construction & Automotive 1 1
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 5 4
Fabric & Textiles 6 9
Canvas, sailcloth & sacking (hessian) 1 1
Clothing, towels and linen 2 1
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 7
Other 4 4
Personal care items 3 3
Cotton buds 1 1
Metal 3 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Other Metal 2 1
Wood 2 4
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 2
Wooden utensils 1 2

Materials

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