Dispatches from A Plastic Planet in Numbers

As the final version of our book hits the streets, and we get ready for the next (surprising) but very exciting phase of this project, here’s a few statistics from Dispatches From A plastic Planet –

Number of beaches shot – 196

Number of surf breaks surfed – 71

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Number of countries visited – 6

Number of Trees planted – 18,900

Number of trees we need to plant still to offset our travel – 7,400

Number of beach cleans (not including 2 minutes) – 191

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Approx weight of rubbish collected – 2072 kilos

Most Common Large Item – Fishing nets

Most common mid size item – plastic bottles

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Most common small plastic item – bottle tops/cotton bud sticks

Most Common Brand – Coca Cola

Brand Found on every cleanup – Coca Cola

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Confirmed Furthest Travelled Item – Lobster pot tag from cape cod, found in Lofoten.

No. of messages in a bottle – 1, sadly had got wet and was illegible

Beach with most plastic on it – Les Bourdains, France

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Beach where we couldn’t even find micro plastic – haha only joking, we found plastic everywhere

No. of dead dolphins found in fours years – 276

No. of dead whales found in four years – 6

No. of dead cows found in four years – 3

No. of Dead Sea birds tangled in fishing gear found in four years– 71

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Most common rubbish by volume/waste – Fishing gear by miles

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Surfers in the Book – Micah Lester, Adam Griffiths, Tom Butler, Scott Rodgerson, Matz Ginman trout, Gareth Llewellyn, Toby Atkins, Warren Llewellyn, Ben skinner, Ian Battrick, Adrian Fernandez De Valderama, Nelson Cloarec, Ritchie sills, Noah Lane, Ciearn Haresnape, Alan stokes, Oli Adams, Chris Noble, Peony Knight, Steff Skarwolaski, John John Florence, Jayce Robinson, Peter Conroy, Eugene Tollemache, Russell Bierke.

Heaviest Wave –  Tens or Rielly’s

Coldest Session – Lofoten Left

No. of boards broken – 21

No. of camera housings broke – 1

NUMBER OF STUDENTS REAChED WITH OUR EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES – 3.1 million in 24 countries, THANKYOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP

You can order a book below the numbers left are – 37

 

Dispatches From A Plastic Planet – Hardback 25 x 20 cm, 208 pages

204 page hardback book shot in France, England, Ireland, Scotland, Iceland and Norway. Price includes postage WORLDWIDE

£35.00

 

 

 

Tim Nunn

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