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.

Monkey Island - Freedom Camping Site

14 May 2021

Southern Institute of Technology

Kelli Gerritsen

Overview

B

3

5.9

2.8

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

370

Products

741

1836

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 726 1513
Resin pellets B N/A
Toys, sport, & recreation 5 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 588 193
Other Plastic 5 12
Lollipop sticks 3 2
Bottle neck rings 10 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 5
Plastic bags 2 60
Gardening & farming related 6 36
Bottle caps & lids 5 17
Straws 3 1
Food wrappers 5 11
Shotgun wadding & shells 6 17
Strapping bands & tape 29 27
Rope 49 1074
Food containers 1 50
Bottle seals & tabs 3 1
Rubber 5 3
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 1
Rubber bands 3 2
Foamed Plastic 4 5
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 3
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 2
Metal 3 90
Aluminium drink cans 2 4
Other Metal 1 86
Other 1 1
Cotton buds 1 1
Wood 1 10
Corks 1 10
Glass & Ceramic 1 214
Bottles & jars 1 214

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