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

Island Bay

Island Bay

16 June 2019

Mountains to Sea Wellington

Sarah Kachwalla

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

5

6

3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

207

Products

414

512

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 327 303
Resin pellets B N/A
Other Plastic 9 17
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 142 77
Toys, balls & party poppers 5 8
Straws 5 5
Rope 8 25
Medical waste 3 9
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 17 9
Food wrappers 47 82
Food containers 1 3
Fishing line 10 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 69 34
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Bottle neck rings 2 3
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 8 29
Foamed Plastic 63 21
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 4 10
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 57 9
Ear plugs 2 2
Rubber 11 32
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 3 5
Rubber gloves 2 25
Rubber bands 6 2
Wood 8 150
Processed timber & pallet crates 7 149
Other Wood 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 3 1
Paper 3 1
Metal 2 5
Foil wrappers 1 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Materials
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