Marine Debris Database

Cleanup Data

Protocol Description
Year Started
Created By
Save Our Shores


Label Unit Description Internal Field
Balloons or Ribbons Count Plastic_balloons_ribbons
Batteries Count Small_batteries
Beach/Site Text REQUIRED for sites - Name of event site. Cleanup_site_name
Beach chairs, Toys, Umbrellas Count Beach_chairs_umbrellas_toys
Glass Bottles Count Number of glass bottles found Glass_bottles
Cardboard, Newspapers, Magazines Count Paper_cardboard_newspaper_magazine
Box or Wrappers Count Number of cigarette packages Cigarette_packages
Cigarette Butts Count Number of cigarette butts Cigarette_butts
Disposable Lighters Count Number of cigarette lighters Cigarette_lighters
Clothes or Towels Count Clothing_towels_shoes
Crab Pots Count Number of crab pots/traps Crab_pots_traps
Date Date REQUIRED for sites, date of event Cleanup_date_start
Diapers or Other Sanitary Items Count Sanitary_items
Fireworks Count Fireworks
Fishing Hooks or Lures Count Metal_fishing_hooks_lures
Fishing Net or Rope Count General_fishing_net_or_rope
Pieces Count Glass_pieces
Group Name Text Group name of clean up participants Cleanup_group_name
Bottle Caps or Can Pulls Count Metal_caps_lids_pull_tabs
Beverage Cans Count Metal_beverage_cans
Metal Pieces Count Metal_pieces
Other (please write in anything else you have found) Text Additional details and activites that took place at cleanup event Other_1_text
Other (please write in anything else you have found) Text None Other_SOS_2008_1
Pallets or Wood Count Number of pallets Pallets
Food Containers, Cups, Plates Count Paper_dishes_containers
Pieces Count Paper_pieces
Paper Products Count Number of pieces of paper collected. Paper
6-pack Rings Count Plastic_6_pack_rings
Plastic Bags Count Plastic_bags
Bags (ziplock, snack) Count Plastic_bags_ziplock_snack
Bottle Caps or Rings Count Plastic_bottle_caps_rings
Bottles Count Plastic_bottles
Plastic Cups, Straws or Utensils Count Plastic_cups_utensils
Plastic Fishing Line Count Plastic_fishing_line
Food Wrappers (ie chips or candy) Count Plastic_food_wrappers
Plastic Lids or Caps Count Plastic_caps_lids
Motor Oil Bottles Count Number of plastic oil bottles Plastic_oil_bottles
Pieces Count Plastic_pieces
Straws or Stirrers Count Number of plastic straws or stirrers Plastic_straws_stirrers
Shoes Count Shoes
SOS Staff Text Coordinator_name
Buoys or Floats Count Styrofoam_buoys_floats
Styrofoam Cups or Food Containers Count Styrofoam_food_containers_dishes
Peanuts or Packing Materials Count Styrofoam_packaging
Pieces Count Styrofoam_pieces
Syringes or Needles Count Number of syringes Syringes