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

Shelley Beach

Shelley Beach

30 January 2020

Marlborough Litter Monitoring Group

Hannah Whittall

Overview

B

8

5.7

3.0

85m x 10m

Rock Rubble

Items per 1,000m2

465

Products

395

2654

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 243 190
Resin pellets A N/A
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Other Plastic 1 2
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Safety & construction related 1 2
Strapping bands & tape 4 16
Lollipop sticks 7 2
Food wrappers 76 41
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 73 80
Pens 3 4
Straws 1 1
Fishing line 1 1
Fishing gear 1 1
Bottle seals & tabs 7 2
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Gardening & farming related 2 1
Rope 15 6
Medical waste 1 5
Cigarettes, butts & filters 32 6
Bottle caps & lids 13 16
Wood 80 2259
Wooden utensils 2 4
Corks 1 7
Other Wood 2 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 75 2247
Glass & Ceramic 33 123
Construction material 3 27
Glass or ceramic fragments 30 96
Paper & Cardboard 18 35
Other Paper & Cardboard 6 8
Cardboard boxes 8 2
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 2 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 24
Metal 11 16
Foil wrappers 3 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 8 15
Foamed Plastic 3 7
Foam sponge 1 4
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Other Foamed Plastic 1 2
Other 3 2
Other 1 2
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Rubber 2 21
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Other Rubber 1 20
Cloth 2 1
Other cloth 2 1
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