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

French Bay

Harbar steps

24 February 2020

Enviroschools Canterbury

Toni Watts

Overview

A

4

2.7

3.3

100m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

328

Products

328

461

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 234 144
Resin pellets A N/A
Parking tickets & receipts 2 1
Safety & construction related 1 17
Food wrappers 33 25
Pens 1 1
Clothes pegs 1 9
Plastic bags 1 4
Strapping bands & tape 6 2
Rope 6 1
Toys & sports related 5 15
Bottle caps & lids 14 16
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 17 25
Cigarettes, butts & filters 141 24
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 3
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 4 1
Glass & Ceramic 30 262
Glass or ceramic fragments 28 103
Construction material 2 159
Paper & Cardboard 18 20
Other Paper & Cardboard 8 3
Cups, food trays & wrappers 10 17
Foamed Plastic 16 3
Foam sponge 3 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 13 1
Metal 15 20
Foil wrappers 4 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 9 12
Other Metal 1 4
Construction material 1 3
Wood 7 7
Corks 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 1
Wooden utensils 3 5
Other 3 0
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Cloth 3 2
Rope, line or string (natural) 3 2
Rubber 2 3
Inner-tubes and rubber sheet 1 2
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site