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

Te Puru

North Te Puru

10 November 2019

Thames Coast Compulsive Litter Picker Uppers

Josie Hartley

Overview

A

11

8.1

9.2

100m x 17m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

161

Products

274

11258

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 195 1210
Resin pellets A N/A
Fishing line 100 444
Cigarettes, butts & filters 13 4
Fishing gear 3 9
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 7 36
Medical waste 1 2
Other Plastic 1 10
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 3 152
Fishing nets 34 122
Food wrappers 14 19
Food containers 4 63
Rope 7 294
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 1 3
Straws 1 1
Cable ties & zip ties 3 5
Plastic bags 3 46
Cloth 32 3595
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 10 846
Other Cloth 22 2749
Metal 17 307
Fishing related 3 107
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 23
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 2 72
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 27
Aluminium drink cans 6 76
Sharps, needles, lancets, metal catheters 3 N/A
Paper & Cardboard 11 100
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 7
Paper 10 93
Glass & Ceramic 10 5819
Construction material 2 5690
Glass or ceramic fragments 8 129
Foamed Plastic 6 61
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 60
Rubber 2 165
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 30
Rubber footwear 1 135
Wood 1 1
Wooden utensils 1 1
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site