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Appendix I

BEACH DEBRIS DATA SHEET

Name of beach__________________________________________________________________

Date__________________________________________________________________________

Time__________________________________________________________________________

Observers______________________________________________________________________

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Comments______________________________________________________________________

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An easy way to keep track of the items is to make tick marks, e.g.__________________________

 

   

NATURAL

pieces/clumps seaweed/seagrass__________    sea fans/sea whips________________________
other_______________________________     
   

PLASTIC

bags_______________________________    rope__________________________________
bottles______________________________    6-pack holders__________________________
cigarette filters________________________    strapping bands___________________________
cups, utensils_________________________    straws__________________________________
diapers_____________________________    syringes_________________________________
fishing lines__________________________    tampon applicators________________________
fishing nets__________________________    other___________________________________
   

STYROFOAM

buoys______________________________    meat trays______________________________
cups_______________________________    packaging materials________________________
egg cartons__________________________    plates___________________________________
fast food containers____________________    other___________________________________
   

GLASS

bottles______________________________    light bulbs_______________________________
fluorescent light bulbs___________________    pieces__________________________________
   

RUBBER

balloons_____________________________    gloves__________________________________
condoms____________________________    tyres___________________________________
other_______________________________     
   

METAL

bottle caps___________________________    wire____________________________________
cans________________________________    pieces__________________________________
oil drums_____________________________    other___________________________________
   

PAPER

bags________________________________    pieces__________________________________
cardboard____________________________    plates___________________________________
newspapers/magazines__________________    other___________________________________
   

WOOD

crates/pallets__________________________    pieces__________________________________
logs/tree trunks________________________    other___________________________________


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