Observations of different solid waste types in Santos beaches (Sao Paulo, Brazil) according to season, tide and moon phase.
Observations of different solid waste types in Santos beaches (Sao Paulo, Brazil) according to season, tide and moon phase. Hard plastics (HP). Acrylic shreds, beach sandals, disposable plastic cups, general plastic containers (margarine yogurt, ice cream, cleaning products), plastic electronic parts (including boxes and containers), plastic lollipop sticks, plastic toys for children, soda plastic (PET) bottles and rings. Soft plastics (SP). Candy/snack boxes and packaging, disposable bags, straws, general plastic labels (soda, beer, cleaning products) Styrofoam (ST). General Styrofoam pieces Wood debris (W). Broom handles, furniture pieces, ice cream sticks, logs. Other (O). Building and fisheries debris; charcoal shreds; fabric shreds; glass shreds; metal (aerosol spray, beer and soda cans, aluminum paper, batteries and cells, other general metal shreds); and paper shreds.