Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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

Island Bay

Island Bay

7 November 2018

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

12

6

6

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

306

Products

612

2374

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 518 595
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 3 57
Gardening & farming related 20 13
Shotgun wadding & shells 7 19
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 50 16
Pens 11 31
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 190 269
Strapping bands 6 4
Rope 14 25
Fishing gear 3 6
Medical waste 4 4
Cigarettes, butts & filters 121 20
Toys, balls & party poppers 2 1
Food wrappers 38 82
Straws 32 35
Plastic utensils 1 2
Bottle neck rings 9 2
Clothes pegs 7 9
Glass & Ceramic 29 1150
Glass or ceramic fragments 21 75
Construction material 8 1075
Wood 25 557
Processed timber & pallet crates 25 557
Foamed Plastic 18 4
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 18 4
Metal 8 32
Foil wrappers 4 4
Aluminium drink cans 1 20
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 8
Paper & Cardboard 7 15
Fireworks 3 11
Paper 4 4
Rubber 6 13
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 4 12
Rubber bands 2 1
Other 1 8
Paraffin or wax 1 8
Materials
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