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

Castlecliff Beach

North mole

11 July 2019

Sustainable Whanganui

Ron Fisher

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

6

6

5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

76

Products

151

2966

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 87 754
Food wrappers 8 29
Rope 2 1
Clothes pegs 1 4
Plastic bags 1 9
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Toys, balls & party poppers 11 120
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 6 21
Gardening & farming related 1 7
Mesh bags 1 49
Food containers 1 3
Medical waste 9 107
Cigarette lighters 1 10
Fishing line 2 2
Straws 1 1
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 6 193
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 5 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 30 194
Foamed Plastic 31 143
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 15 26
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 15 65
Foam sponge 1 52
Metal 10 67
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 6 14
Foil wrappers 1 1
Other Metal 1 5
Aluminium drink cans 2 47
Paper & Cardboard 9 437
Paper 5 247
Cardboard boxes & fragments 4 190
Other 6 11
Paraffin or wax 1 11
Sanitary items 5 N/A
Glass & Ceramic 3 611
Bottles & jars 3 611
Cloth 2 207
Footwear & shoes 1 177
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 30
Wood 2 735
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 735
Rubber 1 1
Rubber bands 1 1
Materials
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