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

Oriental Bay

Freyberg Pool

17 October 2019

Kelburn Guides

Ben Knight

Overview

A

25

16.7

10

80m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

584

Products

467

299

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 276 108
Resin pellets B N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 154 24
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 3 1
Fishing line 2 4
Straws 1 2
Toys, balls & party poppers 5 2
Rope 2 1
Plastic utensils 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 69 10
Food wrappers 35 55
Fishing gear 1 4
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 3 4
Glass & Ceramic 109 147
Glass or ceramic fragments 109 147
Cloth 40 17
Other Cloth 40 17
Paper & Cardboard 22 13
Other Paper & Cardboard 22 13
Wood 13 3
Processed timber & pallet crates 13 3
Foamed Plastic 5 9
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 4 8
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1
Metal 2 2
Foil wrappers 1 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Materials
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