Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ 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 Collection Survey

Castlecliff Beach

North mole

15 April 2019

Sustainable Whanganui

Graham Pearson

Overview

B

15

5.8

9.3

100m x 20m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

54

Products

107

4678

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 80 267
Resin pellets A N/A
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 2 1
Plastic bags 1 33
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 51 76
Other Plastic 1 6
Food containers 2 39
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 10 21
Gloves 1 1
Fishing gear 2 2
Food wrappers 4 6
Gardening & farming related 2 23
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 1 52
Plastic utensils 1 4
Wood 11 3942
Processed timber & pallet crates 11 3942
Foamed Plastic 8 9
Foam sponge 2 5
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 5 3
Ear plugs 1 1
Rubber 3 15
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 15
Metal 2 68
Aluminium drink cans 1 37
Other Metal 1 31
Other 1 1
Paraffin or wax 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 1 375
Construction material 1 375
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 1
Materials
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