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

Tarakena Bay

East beach

12 May 2019

Places for Penguins Litter Monitoring Group

Michael Lavery

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

7

5

4

100m x 20m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

347

Products

694

25186

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 400 358
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 217 190
Plastic utensils 4 4
Food wrappers 84 39
Medical waste 13 1
Food containers 12 1
Pens 2 2
Toys, balls & party poppers 6 27
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 2
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 12 18
Cable ties & zip ties 3 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Rope 9 39
Straws 2 5
Clothes pegs 10 16
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 15 2
Fishing line 6 10
Glass & Ceramic 215 23202
Glass or ceramic fragments 192 532
Construction material 23 22670
Other 44 1
Toothbrushes 1 1
Sanitary items 43 N/A
Cloth 26 106
Other Cloth 26 106
Metal 4 11
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 4 11
Rubber 3 1
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 1
Wood 2 1507
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 1507
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site