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

beach-icon Beach.

Marlborough Sounds - Long Island South

2 July 2021

Envirohub Marlborough

Tash Luxton

Overview

B

5

10.0

4.2

100m x 10m

Cobbles

Items per 1,000m2

134

Products

134

5265

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 68 158
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 14 20
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 21
Safety & construction related 1 17
Pens & Stationery 1 9
Baskets, crates & trays 2 8
Clothes pegs 1 2
Fishing gear 1 3
Strapping bands & tape 1 5
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 11 25
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Straws 3 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 11 14
Rope 16 30
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 3 1
Wood 43 5019
Wooden utensils 1 3
Processed timber & pallet crates 40 5000
Corks 2 16
Glass & Ceramic 11 43
Glass or ceramic fragments 11 43
Foamed Plastic 8 9
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 8 9
Metal 3 8
Construction material 2 6
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Paper & Cardboard 1 28
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 1 28

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