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 West

Petone West End

16 June 2019

Petone Beach Clean Up Crew

Hermie Flores

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

C

6

8

5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

443

Products

886

2320

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 723 725
Resin pellets A N/A
Pens 2 1
Clothes pegs 1 2
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 23 7
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 239 210
Cigarette lighters 1 12
Cigarettes, butts & filters 14 8
Food wrappers 250 184
Fishing line 3 2
Mesh bags 1 1
Plastic bags 10 112
Rope 7 20
Bottle neck rings 14 5
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 34 61
Cable ties & zip ties 26 22
Straws 40 20
Strapping bands 12 5
Food containers 21 18
Bottle seals & tabs 5 1
Gardening & farming related 6 9
Plastic utensils 3 5
Toys, balls & party poppers 10 18
Glass & Ceramic 92 1003
Glass or ceramic fragments 70 211
Construction material 22 792
Cloth 19 333
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 2 270
Other Cloth 17 63
Rubber 13 21
Rubber bands 3 1
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 5 19
Condoms 2 N/A
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 3 1
Metal 11 10
Foil wrappers 1 1
Unidentifiable metal fragments 6 5
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 2 3
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 1
Wood 10 183
Processed timber & pallet crates 10 183
Other 7 0
Sanitary items 7 N/A
Paper & Cardboard 6 40
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 36
Cardboard boxes & fragments 4 4
Foamed Plastic 5 5
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 5 5
Materials
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