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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Wellington Harbour - Petone Beach, Water Ski Club

10 May 2024

Sustainable Coastlines

Dan Downing

Overview

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2

2.8

10.8

100m x 10m

Rock Rubble

Items per 1,000m2

444

Products

444

3392

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 402 896
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids 44 77
Bottle neck rings 3 3
Bottle seals & tabs 6 1
Bottles <= 2 L 4 117
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 69
Clothes pegs 1 2
Cosmetics and medical packaging 2 13
Food containers 28 130
Food wrappers 91 48
Gardening & farming related 16 114
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Plastic bags 2 2
Parking tickets & receipts 12 13
Pens & Stationery 2 2
Strapping bands & tape 13 19
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Straws 9 6
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 3 1
Hangers & retail packaging 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 55 92
Safety & construction related 4 45
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 89 106
Other Plastic 11 30
Foamed Plastic 13 15
Foam glazier spacers 1 1
Toys, Sports & Recreation (Foamed Plastic) 1 2
Foam sponge 2 10
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 9 2
Glass & Ceramic 8 347
Glass or ceramic fragments 5 48
Construction material 3 299
Metal 6 11
Aluminium drink cans 2 3
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 4 8
Wood 5 745
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 745
Paper & Cardboard 4 13
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 11
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 3 2
Rubber 3 11
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 11
Other 2 1
Personal care items 1 1
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Fabric & Textiles 1 1353
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1353

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