Beachwatch 2014 finds

This year's Big Weekend event was on Sunday 21st September between 10 and 12 and covered 300m of beach. Forty volunteers took part and a total o 3381 items were recovered

Plastic
4/6 pack yokes: 
 3
Bags (including supermarket): 
 25
Bottles - drinks: 
 13
Bottle/containers - Food: 
 17
Bottles/containers - Toiletries: 
 1
Caps/lids: 
 119
Cigarette lighters/tobacco pouches: 
 11
Combs/hair brushes/sunglasses: 
 2
Crisp/sweet/lolly/sandwich wrappers: 
 281
Cutlery/trays/straws/cups: 
 96
Fishing line (anglers): 
 65
Fishing net & net pieces < 50cm: 
 3
Fishing net & net pieces > 50cm: 
 1
Floats (fishing buoys/reels): 
 1
Mesh bags: 
 3
Pens: 
 21
Rope diameter > 1cm: 
 32
String & cord diameter < 1cm: 
 185
Shoes/sandals: 
 4
Shotgun cartridges: 
 1
Strapping bands: 
 8
Toys/party poppers/fireworks/dummies: 
 20
Plastic pieces < 2.5cm: 
 622
Plastic pieces > 2.5cm: 
 268
Other (specify below): 
 65
Polystyrene
Fast food containers/cups: 
 15
Fibreglass: 
 10
Foam/sponge/insulation: 
 49
Packaging: 
 1
Polystyrene pieces < 50cm: 
 34
Rubber
Balloons/balloon string: 
 7
Gloves (lightweight): 
 9
Rubber pieces < 50cm: 
 44
Tyres with holes: 
 2
Other (specify below): 
 2
Cloth
Cloth pieces: 
 42
Clothing/shoes/beach towels: 
 11
Furnishings: 
 5
Sacking: 
 1
Other (specify below): 
 4
 
Metal
BBQs (disposables): 
 2
Bottle caps: 
 84
Drink cans: 
 60
Fishing weights/hooks/lures: 
 5
Foil wrappers: 
 56
Food cans: 
 2
Scrap/metal appliances/paint tins: 
 6
Wire/wire mesh/metal pieces: 
 54
Other (specify below): 
 38
Medical
Plasters: 
 3
Syringes: 
 1
Other (specify below): 
 1
Sanitary
Condoms: 
 1
Cotton bud sticks: 
 68
Tampon applicators/tampons: 
 3
Toilet fresheners: 
 2
Towels/panty liners/backing strips: 
 8
Wet wipes: 
 100
Animal faeces
Not in bags: 
 2
Paper
Bags: 
 2
Cardboard: 
 62
Carton/purepak: 
 1
Carton/tetrapak: 
 6
Cigarette packets: 
 6
Cigarette stubs: 
 130
Cups: 
 3
Newspapers/magazines: 
 14
Other (specify below): 
 163
Wood
Corks: 
 8
Pallets/crates: 
 4
Ice lolly sticks/chip forks: 
 57
Wood pieces (not twigs etc.): 
 145
Other (specify below): 
 2
Glass
Bottles: 
 14
Glass pieces: 
 83
Pottery/ceramic
Any pottery or ceramic: 
 32