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Litter Composition in England: Supplementary survey of selected sites - EQ0110

This is a report of the results from a litter composition survey. The areas surveyed were selected to target areas not covered by other available datasets. Within that constraint, the areas were as geographically diverse as possible, and the transects selected covered a specified variety of land use types.

The transects and local authorities were also selected to reflect the variance in social deprivation.

The results from this survey should not be scaled up to national level, or taken as representative of the national picture on litter on their own.
The primary objective of this survey is to supplement available data, much of which is Citizen Science data, by providing counts of litter across a range of land use types and levels of social deprivation, to help develop the ‘baseline’ for the National Litter Strategy.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : KSB Defra Report - Litter composition in England 2017 FINAL   (3574k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2017

To: 2017

Cost: £13,405
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Environment Litter              
Fields of Study
Waste Management