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

Castlecliff Beach

North mole

20 February 2020

Sustainable Whanganui

Ron Fisher

Overview

B

5

2.5

1.4

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

19

Products

38

2194

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 23 97
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic sheeting 1 11
Food wrappers 6 2
Plastic vehicle parts 1 9
Bottle caps & lids 3 5
Food containers 1 4
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 8 45
Plastic bags 2 20
Glass & Ceramic 4 1408
Construction material 1 794
Bottles & jars 3 614
Other 3 0
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Wood 2 588
Wooden utensils 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 587
Metal 2 43
Aluminium drink cans 2 43
Cloth 2 1
Miscellaneous Cloth Fragments 2 1
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1
Rubber 1 56
Rubber footwear 1 56
Materials
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