Worldwide debrisitemtotals2009

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Worldwide debrisitemtotals2009

  1. 1. 2009 WOR LDWI DE DE B R IS ITE M TOTALS DEBRIS ITEMS/SOURCES L AND UNDERWATER WATERCR AF T TOTAL SHORELINE & RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES bags (paper) 328,123 2,434 919 331,476 bags (plastic) 1,108,492 12,778 5,504 1,126,774 balloons 82,395 240 267 82,902 beverage bottles (plastic) 866,770 11,333 5,634 883,737 beverage bottles (glass) 435,269 21,316 2,946 459,531 beverage cans 424,682 28,687 4,262 457,631 caps/lids 904,751 5,051 2,444 912,246 clothing/shoes 238,341 4,036 551 242,928 cups/plates/forks/knives/spoons 503,139 6,319 3,059 512,517 food wrappers/containers 932,814 6,903 3,516 943,233 pull tabs 91,506 1,110 354 92,970 6-pack holders 42,603 494 160 43,257 shotgun shells/wadding 37,189 208 212 37,609 straws, stirrers 409,382 2,592 966 412,940 toys 99,887 1,20 5 451 101,543 SUBTOTAL 6,505,343 104,706 31,245 6,641,294 OCEAN/WATERWAY ACTIVITIES bait containers/packaging 46,031 988 342 47,361 bleach/cleaner bottles 54,369 1,144 301 55,814 buoys/floats 55,244 703 329 56,276 crab/lobster/fish traps 14,717 654 92 15,463 crates 12,447 323 37 12,807 fishing line 76,431 11,854 509 88,794 fishing lures/light sticks 30,860 2,694 157 33,711 fishing nets 43,480 2,654 55 46,189 light bulbs/tubes 26,263 352 106 26,721 oil/lube bottles 57,974 627 280 58,881 pallets 9,212 113 51 9,376 plastic sheeting/tarps 85,554 857 318 86,729 rope 197,169 3,433 1,137 201,739 strapping bands 42,623 770 289 43,682 SUBTOTAL 752,374 27,166 4,003 783,543 SMOKING-RELATED ACTIVITIES cigarettes/cigarette filters 2,174,162 7,721 7,369 2,189,252 cigarette lighters 58,320 1,389 175 59,884 cigar tips 132,851 309 258 133,418 tobacco packaging/wrappers 127,312 1,465 457 129,234 SUBTOTAL 2,492,645 10,884 8,259 2,511,788 DUMPING ACTIVITIES appliances (refrigerators, washers, etc.) 10,678 406 28 11,112 batteries 28,478 1,074 46 29,598 building materials 107,598 2,493 1,043 111,134 cars/car parts 22,179 1,214 66 23,459 55-gallon drums 3,438 171 25 3,634 tires 17,729 1,265 132 19,126 SUBTOTAL 190,100 6,623 1,340 198,063 MEDICAL/PERSONAL HYGIENE condoms 26,200 388 29 26,617 diapers 37,799 695 56 38,550 syringes 14,951 118 7 15,076 tampons/tampon applicators 24,215 328 64 24,607 SUBTOTAL 103, 1,529 156 104,850 TOTAL DEBRIS ITEMS COLLECTED WORLDWIDE 10,043,627 150,908 45,003 10,239,538

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