Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. The data are freely and openly accessible to anyone. Download the raw data, share this survey, and learn more about the data collection methodology through the links at the bottom of the page.

Litter Survey

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Foxton Beach - North of surf club

2 July 2021

Foxton Beach School

Nick Baker

Overview

A

12

7.8

3.0

200m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

14

Products

58

3561

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 42 98
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 1 1
Mesh bags 1 5
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 6
Bottle caps & lids 5 13
Rope 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 16 24
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Food wrappers 4 1
Food containers 1 3
Syringes 1 N/A
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Straws 2 2
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 3
Bottles <= 2 L 1 19
Safety & construction related 2 17
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 8 1000
Construction material 8 1000
Metal 3 11
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 4
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 1
Aluminium drink cans 1 6
Rubber 1 1
Rubber bands 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 1 409
Footwear & shoes 1 409
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 1 13
Cardboard boxes 1 13
Wood 1 2028
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 2028

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