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

30 November 2018

Sustainable Coastlines

Oliver Vetter

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

26

26

8

100m x 16m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

534

Products

854

9958

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 750 420
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 10 9
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 305 177
Toys, balls & party poppers 10 4
Straws 14 17
Rope 5 53
Safety related 1 1
Medical waste 3 16
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 19 8
Food wrappers 113 68
Food containers 1 2
Fishing line 9 3
Fishing gear 1 7
Cigarettes, butts & filters 242 43
Cable ties & zip ties 9 4
Bottle seals & tabs 4 1
Pens 4 7
Foamed Plastic 54 9
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 54 9
Wood 21 152
Corks 1 7
Processed timber & pallet crates 20 145
Metal 14 80
Unidentifiable metal fragments 14 80
Glass & Ceramic 8 9287
Construction material 6 9280
Bottles & jars 2 7
Paper & Cardboard 4 2
Paper 4 2
Cloth 2 1
Other Cloth 2 1
Rubber 1 7
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 7
Materials
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