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 Collection Survey

Otago Peninsula - Pilots beach

7 October 2019

Royal Albatross Centre

Laura Findlay

Overview

B

1

0.7

0.7

100m x 10m

Rock Rubble

Items per 1,000m2

167

Products

167

418

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 155 297
Resin pellets A N/A
Rope 2 3
Fishing nets 1 2
Parking tickets & receipts 4 4
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Gloves 1 8
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 44 101
Clothes pegs 1 2
Straws 12 9
Bottle seals & tabs 2 1
Strapping bands & tape 4 26
Bottle caps & lids 42 100
Food wrappers 36 34
Other Plastic 4 5
Foamed Plastic 7 53
Foam buoys 1 8
Polystyrene cups or food packs 3 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 44
Rubber 3 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 3 1
Paper & Cardboard 1 16
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 16
Glass & Ceramic 1 51
Bottles & jars 1 51
Materials
  • Would you like to analyse the data yourself?
  • Or share if you think this data would be interesting to others.
  • If you would like to learn how this data was collected. Our Methodology