Beacon Cove - Survey 17 Sep 2016

Survey data summary

Organiser: Clare Rugg
Organisation:
Survey window: GBBC
Date of survey: 17/09/2016
Time of survey: 13:00
Number of volunteers: 38
Length of beach surveyed (m): 100
Width of beach surveyed (m): 50
Number of bags collected: 6.0
Weight of bags collected (kg): 28.60
Total number of items: 972
Average items / m: 9.72

Material Types

MATERIAL Total no. of items Items per m % of total
Plastic/Polysterene: 359 3.59 36.9
Rubber: 11 0.11 1.1
Cloth: 11 0.11 1.1
Pottery/Ceramics: 15 0.15 1.5
Metal: 168 1.68 17.3
Medical waste: 3 0.03 0.3
Sanitary waste: 0 0.00 0.0
Faeces: 0 0.00 0.0
Paper/Cardboard: 77 0.77 7.9
Wood (machined): 17 0.17 1.7
Glass: 311 3.11 32.0
Pollutants: 0 0.00 0.0
TOTAL: 972

Sources

SOURCE Total no. of items Items per m % of total
Public: 507 5.07 52.2
Fishing: 23 0.23 2.4
Shipping: 14 0.14 1.4
Sewage related debris: 0 0.00 0.0
Fly-tipped: 35 0.35 3.6
Medical: 3 0.03 0.3
Non-sourced: 390 3.90 40.1
TOTAL: 972