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

25 May 2019

NZ Marine Studies Centre

Celia Richardson

Overview

B

6

1.5

3

15m x 11m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

594

Products

98

2502

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 58 731
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 24 23
Straws 2 2
Rope 1 117
Plastic bags 5 10
Pens 2 16
Parking tickets & receipts 1 2
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 5 1
Food wrappers 7 2
Clothes pegs 1 3
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 482
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 1 60
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 8 13
Glass & Ceramic 18 149
Glass or ceramic fragments 6 21
Bottles & jars 12 128
Foamed Plastic 12 26
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 11 20
Foam sponge 1 6
Metal 7 1264
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 3 52
Metal vehicle parts 1 56
Gas bottles, drums & buckets ( > 4 L) 1 10
Unidentifiable metal fragments 2 1146
Cloth 2 305
Other Cloth 1 222
Footwear & shoes 1 83
Wood 1 27
Corks 1 27
Materials
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