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

Petone Beach East

Petone Beach East

19 May 2019

Petone beach clean up crew

Sonja

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

9

6

7

100m x 20m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

218

Products

435

30086

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 217 29276
Bottles & jars 1 123
Glass or ceramic fragments 103 403
Construction material 113 28750
Plastic 174 342
Resin pellets A N/A
Food containers 5 26
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Toys, balls & party poppers 3 7
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) - N/A
Fibreglass fragments - N/A
Shotgun wadding & shells 4 7
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 42 45
Food wrappers 41 17
Plastic bags 2 100
Pens 1 7
Clothes pegs 2 5
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 35 70
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 16 6
Straws 16 11
Strapping bands 1 1
Gardening & farming related 5 39
Wood 15 291
Corks 1 8
Processed timber & pallet crates 14 283
Metal 15 168
Foil wrappers 1 3
Sharps, needles, lancets, metal catheters 1 N/A
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 2 3
Unidentifiable metal fragments 6 151
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 5 11
Foamed Plastic 7 6
Foam sponge 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 4 4
Other 4 0
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Paper & Cardboard 2 2
Paper 2 2
Cloth 1 1
Other Cloth 1 1
Materials
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