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

Petone Beach West

Petone West End

12 October 2019

Petone Beach Clean Up Crew

Hermie Flores

Overview

B

5

5

2.1

50m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

663

Products

663

1096

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 271 160
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 1 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 12 4
Medical waste 1 8
Plastic utensils 2 2
Straws 4 2
Bottle neck rings 4 2
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 26 20
Food wrappers 53 13
Mesh bags 3 2
Gloves 4 14
Rope 2 1
Cable ties & zip ties 14 8
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Bottle seals & tabs 10 4
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 124 59
Plastic bags 5 10
Pens 3 8
Metal 215 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 2
Sharps, needles, lancets, metal catheters 212 N/A
Glass & Ceramic 126 856
Construction material 7 579
Glass or ceramic fragments 118 265
Bottles & jars 1 12
Rubber 21 37
Other Rubber 12 32
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 3
Rubber bands 8 2
Cloth 11 19
Other Cloth 7 8
Rope, line or string (natural) 4 11
Foamed Plastic 8 10
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 5 8
Foam sponge 2 1
Ear plugs 1 1
Wood 6 9
Other Wood 6 9
Paper & Cardboard 5 3
Paper 5 3
Materials
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