Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. The data are 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

NZMSC South Shore

Pipe cove

3 May 2019

NZ Marine Studies Centre

Celia Richardson

Overview

B

6

1.5

3

15m x 11m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

873

Products

144

891

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 92 409
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 18 164
Toys, balls & party poppers 2 53
Straws 5 5
Rope 2 42
Plastic bags 1 3
Pens 2 11
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 4 1
Gloves 2 53
Food containers 1 1
Food wrappers 39 32
Clothes pegs 2 6
Bottle seals & tabs 3 2
Bottle neck rings 3 2
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 8 34
Foamed Plastic 35 61
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 35 61
Glass & Ceramic 11 309
Bottles & jars 11 309
Cloth 4 107
Other Cloth 1 1
Footwear & shoes 1 95
Canvas, sailcloth & sacking (hessian) 2 11
Metal 1 3
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Rubber 1 2
Tyres 1 2
Materials
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