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 Collection Survey

Brighton Reserve - Brighton Beach (near playground)

14 February 2020

NZ Marine Studies Centre

Aless Smith

Overview

A

38

12.7

1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

50

Products

100

5175

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 49 101
Resin pellets A N/A
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Medical waste 1 10
Food containers 1 3
Fishing line 1 1
Food wrappers 20 34
Plastic bags 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 4
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 16 4
Plastic utensils 1 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Bottles <= 2 L 1 29
Bottle caps & lids 1 10
Foamed Plastic 27 5
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 27 5
Glass & Ceramic 10 383
Glass or ceramic fragments 8 95
Construction material 2 288
Wood 10 4370
Processed timber & pallet crates 10 4370
Metal 2 14
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Aluminium drink cans 1 12
Paper & Cardboard 1 17
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 17
Cloth 1 285
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 285
Materials
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This is the first litter survey in this survey area