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

Tarakena Bay

East beach

21 September 2019

Places for Penguins Litter Monitoring Group

Michael Lavery

Overview

B

3

3.6

1.6

100m x 16m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

131

Products

209

3018

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 86 562
Construction material 9 186
Glass or ceramic fragments 77 376
Plastic 85 181
Resin pellets A N/A
Toys, balls & party poppers 10 10
Gardening & farming related 3 1
Fishing line 1 1
Other Plastic 1 84
Clothes pegs 4 7
Food wrappers 7 4
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 45 29
Straws 1 1
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 5 9
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Cable ties & zip ties 2 1
Rope 2 6
Plastic bags 2 24
Paper & Cardboard 14 54
Fireworks 14 54
Cloth 7 2
Other Cloth 7 2
Metal 5 29
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 2
Aluminium drink cans 2 1
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 26
Wood 5 2186
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 2186
Other 4 0
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Foamed Plastic 3 4
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 2
Materials
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