Lowestoft South - Survey 18 Sep 2017

Survey data summary

Organiser: Harriet Robins
Organisation:
Survey window: GBBC
Date of survey: 18/09/2017
Time of survey: 11:00
Number of volunteers: 35
Length of beach surveyed (m): 100
Width of beach surveyed (m): 80
Number of bags collected: 1.0
Weight of bags collected (kg): 8.00
Total number of items: 804
Average items / m: 8.04

Material Types

MATERIAL Total no. of items Items per m % of total
Plastic/Polysterene: 287 2.87 35.7
Rubber: 23 0.23 2.9
Cloth: 5 0.05 0.6
Pottery/Ceramics: 8 0.08 1.0
Metal: 19 0.19 2.4
Medical waste: 1 0.01 0.1
Sanitary waste: 3 0.03 0.4
Faeces: 2 0.02 0.2
Paper/Cardboard: 168 1.68 20.9
Wood (machined): 258 2.58 32.1
Glass: 29 0.29 3.6
Pollutants: 1 0.01 0.1
TOTAL: 804

Sources

SOURCE Total no. of items Items per m % of total
Public: 278 2.78 34.6
Fishing: 47 0.47 5.8
Shipping: 6 0.06 0.7
Sewage related debris: 3 0.03 0.4
Fly-tipped: 11 0.11 1.4
Medical: 1 0.01 0.1
Non-sourced: 458 4.58 57.0
TOTAL: 804