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

Tapuae

Tapuae river mouth

15 November 2019

Highlands Intermediate

Pat Swanson

Overview

B

35

14

9.3

100m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

166

Products

166

6065

Type Count Weight (g)
Metal 67 2286
Other Metal 4 2170
Unidentifiable metal fragments 63 116
Plastic 51 1158
Resin pellets A N/A
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Strapping bands 2 1
Pens 1 14
Gardening & farming related 4 1044
Straws 1 1
Fishing gear 2 8
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 2 17
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 2 8
Food wrappers 12 18
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 18 34
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 1 1
Cigarette lighters 1 5
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Clothes pegs 1 1
Foamed Plastic 29 9
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 28 8
Wood 8 2570
Processed timber & pallet crates 8 2570
Paper & Cardboard 3 5
Other Paper & Cardboard 3 5
Rubber 3 2
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 3 10
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 10
Cloth 2 25
Rope, line or string (natural) 2 25
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