Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' 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 Survey

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Wellington Harbour - Hinds point, Pencarrow Coast

19 April 2023

Sustainable Coastlines

Olivia Rees

Overview

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8

5.5

6.0

100m x 19m

Cobbles

Items per 1,000m2

142

Products

270

3096

Type Count Weight (g)
Foamed Plastic 147 237
Toys, Sports & Recreation (Foamed Plastic) 2 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 137 199
Foam sponge 1 1
Foam glazier spacers 2 1
Ear plugs 2 4
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 29
Plastic 104 275
Resin pellets A N/A
Gardening & farming related 3 7
Fishing line 2 4
Food wrappers 17 21
Straws 9 12
Lollipop sticks 7 3
Clothes pegs 6 12
Bottle caps & lids 20 74
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Cigarette lighters 2 25
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 20 47
Bottles <= 2 L 2 25
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 2 8
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 28
Fishing gear 1 1
Food containers 1 1
Bottle seals & tabs 5 5
Wood 12 2166
Corks 2 17
Processed timber & pallet crates 9 2144
Other Wood (specify) 1 5
Other 3 8
Personal care items 2 8
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Metal 2 406
Construction material 2 406
Fabric & Textiles 1 3
Clothing, towels and linen 1 3
Rubber 1 1
Toys, Sports & Recreation (Rubber) 1 1

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