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

Island Bay

Island Bay

21 September 2019

Mountains to Sea Wellington

Sarah Kachwalla

Overview

B

6

7

3.8

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

232

Products

465

11798

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 400 337
Resin pellets B N/A
Food containers 3 2
Fishing line 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Cable ties & zip ties 1 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 210 117
Food wrappers 49 20
Straws 8 14
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 20 77
Clothes pegs 2 6
Rope 25 77
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 22 5
Toys, balls & party poppers 2 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 50 7
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Pens 2 3
Gardening & farming related 2 1
Glass & Ceramic 25 2276
Construction material 25 2276
Wood 15 9157
Wooden utensils 3 3
Processed timber & pallet crates 12 9154
Foamed Plastic 9 4
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 6 2
Ear plugs 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 8 15
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 6
Paper 7 9
Metal 3 5
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 4
Foil wrappers 1 1
Rubber 2 3
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 3
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Cloth 1 1
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 1
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