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.

Fiordland - West Cape

26 May 2021

Sustainable Coastlines

Shawn Elise Tierney

Overview

B

5

2.9

1.9

100m x 10m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

212

Products

212

73074

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 188 54453
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 152
Hangers & retail packaging 2 7
Gardening & farming related 2 464
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 57 560
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 48
Bottles <= 2 L 20 1080
Fishing gear 40 3140
Safety & construction related 7 293
Cable ties & zip ties 8 3
Food containers 4 63
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 16
Bottle seals & tabs 1 2
Bottle caps & lids 10 44
Rope 13 29900
Plastic buoys 7 7766
Baskets, crates & trays 11 10691
Plastic vehicle parts 1 219
Cigarette lighters 1 5
Foamed Plastic 13 1571
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 11 71
Foam buoys 2 1500
Wood 11 17050
Processed timber & pallet crates 11 17050

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area