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

Tahunanui Beach

Tahunanui Beach Rocks Road

22 October 2019

Tasman Bay Guardians

Freya McCall

Overview

B

7

7

2.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

154

Products

307

1772

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 236 89
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 8 2
Straws 2 2
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 2 1
Rope 1 7
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 4 8
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 43 45
Cigarettes, butts & filters 176 24
Foamed Plastic 29 9
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 12 6
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 1
Ear plugs 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 14 1
Wood 28 1613
Wooden utensils 2 5
Corks 2 18
Processed timber & pallet crates 24 1590
Metal 6 10
Foil wrappers 3 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 5
Other Metal 1 3
Rubber 4 3
Rubber bands 4 3
Cloth 2 4
Other Cloth 1 3
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 1 43
Construction material 1 43
Materials
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