Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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

Taumanu Reserve

Taumanu Reserve

16 April 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Shawn Elise Tierney

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

A

10

12

2

100m x 17m

MuddySand

Items per 1,000m2

152

Products

259

474

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 211 90
Resin pellets B N/A
Rope 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 49 29
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 7 12
Food wrappers 24 22
Strapping bands 1 1
Straws 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 118 15
Bottle neck rings 2 6
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 7 2
Plastic utensils 1 1
Foamed Plastic 23 5
Polystyrene cups or food packs 16 2
Foam sponge 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 6 2
Metal 5 23
Foil wrappers 4 1
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 22
Glass & Ceramic 5 257
Construction material 2 248
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 9
Cloth 4 77
Other Cloth 4 77
Wood 3 19
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 19
Rubber 3 2
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 1
Paper & Cardboard 3 1
Paper 3 1
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Materials
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