Counting and Sorting Data Collection
After marine debris removal, Eco Barge conducts a Count and Sort volunteer activity day. During this all the marine debris is sorted through and categorised as per the Australian Marine Debris Initiative (AMDI) Database, all items are then counted and the data is uploaded onto the database. This program is vital in helping us record how much and what types of marine debris are being found which can lead to identifying problem items so that source reduction plans can be made.
To date, Eco Barge is proud to have provided 80,629 kilograms which equates to 1,301,634 individual items to the AMDI database.