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

Fitzroy Beach

Fitzroy surf club

31 August 2019

Taranaki Conservationists

Elvisa Robb

Overview

A

16

13.3

13.6

100m x 15m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

159

Products

239

33570

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 134 257
Resin pellets B N/A
Food wrappers 15 24
Plastic utensils 1 2
Straws 1 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 5 1
Clothes pegs 3 9
Cigarette lighters 1 15
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 60 78
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 10 5
Other Plastic 6 6
Shotgun wadding & shells 3 3
Toys, balls & party poppers 11 33
Bottle seals & tabs 4 2
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 1 47
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 13 30
Foamed Plastic 56 33
Other Foamed Plastic 50 28
Ear plugs 2 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 4 4
Wood 17 25217
Processed timber & pallet crates 16 25214
Wooden utensils 1 3
Cloth 9 675
Other Cloth 8 35
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 640
Rubber 8 7130
Tyres 1 7000
Rubber footwear 1 127
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 6 3
Paper & Cardboard 7 6
Paper 7 6
Glass & Ceramic 5 218
Construction material 4 39
Bottles & jars 1 179
Other 2 2
Other 2 2
Metal 1 32
Aluminium drink cans 1 32
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