Cockleridge (nr Bantham beach) - Survey 18 Sep 2016

Survey data summary

Organiser: Stuart Watts
Organisation:
Survey window: GBBC
Date of survey: 18/09/2016
Time of survey: 15:00
Number of volunteers: 12
Length of beach surveyed (m): 100
Width of beach surveyed (m): 10
Number of bags collected: 7.0
Weight of bags collected (kg): 15.00
Total number of items: 913
Average items / m: 9.13

Material Types

MATERIAL Total no. of items Items per m % of total
Plastic/Polysterene: 822 8.22 90.0
Rubber: 4 0.04 0.4
Cloth: 12 0.12 1.3
Pottery/Ceramics: 0 0.00 0.0
Metal: 45 0.45 4.9
Medical waste: 2 0.02 0.2
Sanitary waste: 3 0.03 0.3
Faeces: 1 0.01 0.1
Paper/Cardboard: 8 0.08 0.9
Wood (machined): 10 0.10 1.1
Glass: 6 0.06 0.7
Pollutants: 0 0.00 0.0
TOTAL: 913

Sources

SOURCE Total no. of items Items per m % of total
Public: 308 3.08 33.7
Fishing: 176 1.76 19.3
Shipping: 26 0.26 2.8
Sewage related debris: 3 0.03 0.3
Fly-tipped: 1 0.01 0.1
Medical: 2 0.02 0.2
Non-sourced: 397 3.97 43.5
TOTAL: 913