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

Picton Foreshore

Picton foreshore

28 July 2019

Enviro Hub Marlborough

Tash Luxton

Overview

A

8

8

8.8

100m x 10m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

378

Products

378

315

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 292 150
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 4 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 45 36
Straws 9 3
Rope 36 11
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 3 1
Food wrappers 12 14
Drink package rings 1 1
Clothes pegs 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 162 61
Cable ties & zip ties 2 1
Bottle seals & tabs 3 2
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 14 17
Foamed Plastic 24 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 24 1
Glass & Ceramic 14 27
Glass or ceramic fragments 12 17
Construction material 2 10
Paper & Cardboard 11 37
Paper 7 25
Fireworks 4 12
Metal 11 8
Other Metal 1 2
Foil wrappers 2 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 8 5
Wood 10 74
Processed timber & pallet crates 10 74
Rubber 10 10
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 8
Rubber bands 6 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Other 5 1
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Other 3 1
Cloth 1 7
Carpet & furnishing 1 7
Materials
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