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

Taumanu Reserve

Taumanu Reserve

7 August 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Shawn Elise Tierney

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

A

13

13

9

100m x 16m

MuddySand

Items per 1,000m2

61

Products

97

853

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 64 60
Resin pellets A N/A
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds - 1
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 3 3
Bottle neck rings 3 2
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 1 10
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 51 23
Fishing line 3 1
Plastic bags 3 20
Foamed Plastic 18 10
Polystyrene cups or food packs 18 10
Glass & Ceramic 9 777
Construction material 3 759
Glass or ceramic fragments 6 18
Rubber 3 3
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 3 3
Paper & Cardboard 2 2
Cardboard boxes & fragments 1 1
Paper 1 1
Metal 1 1
Foil wrappers 1 1
Materials
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