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 Survey

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Cheltenham Beach, Mataia Rd

23 January 2024

Sustainable Coastlines

Kira Slykhuis

Overview

B

9

13.4

10.8

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

344

Products

688

759

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 499 182
Resin pellets B N/A
Rope 10 8
Cable ties & zip ties 9 4
Fishing line 8 1
Bottle neck rings 3 1
Lollipop sticks 9 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 149 66
Bottle caps & lids 11 14
Other Plastic 4 20
Safety & construction related 2 3
Food wrappers 93 6
Pens & Stationery 3 7
Strapping bands & tape 12 4
Plastic bags 1 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 174 34
Clothes pegs 1 3
Straws 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 9 6
Fabric & Textiles 55 50
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 53 35
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 1
Clothing, towels and linen 1 14
Glass & Ceramic 35 268
Glass or ceramic fragments 35 268
Rubber 33 35
Rubber bands 6 1
Rubber gloves 1 1
Toys, Sports & Recreation (Rubber) 3 17
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 21 15
Chewing gum 2 1
Metal 24 15
Foil wrappers 4 2
Other Metal 14 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 6 12
Other 13 7
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Personal care items 11 7
Wood 12 192
Processed timber & pallet crates 12 192
Foamed Plastic 10 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 7 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 1
Paper & Cardboard 7 8
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 5 6
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 1 1
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 1 1

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