A total of 49,413 items were collected from UK beaches between the 6th and 14th of April 2019. 20,045 of these were branded items, with 799 brands identified. The 50 parent companies whose items were found most frequently are responsible for 92% of the items found.
The top five parent companies with branded items found most frequently were:
- Coca Cola;
- Mondelez International;
- McDonalds; and,
A full breakdown of the methodology and wider results can be found in the report.
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