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

Tarakena Bay

East beach

29 February 2020

Weta Digital

Ben Knight

Overview

B

12

10.8

5.4

100m x 20m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

196

Products

392

3971

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 207 3206
Construction material 7 2622
Glass or ceramic fragments 200 584
Plastic 151 297
Resin pellets A N/A
Fishing gear 1 2
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 4 1
Other Plastic 9 7
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Food wrappers 3 1
Strapping bands & tape 5 3
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 6
Fishing line 3 2
Cable ties & zip ties 2 3
Toys & sports related 5 11
Cigarettes, butts & filters 7 1
Food containers 4 3
Bottle caps & lids 9 19
Rope 8 168
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 73 64
Clothes pegs 5 4
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 10 1
Paper & Cardboard 9 91
Cardboard boxes & fragments 3 88
Cups, food trays & wrappers 5 2
Paper 1 1
Other 9 0
Sanitary items 9 N/A
Metal 7 133
Foil wrappers 2 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Construction material 3 8
Other Metal 1 123
Cloth 3 3
Miscellaneous Cloth Fragments 3 3
Rubber 3 1
Rubber bands 3 1
Wood 3 240
Wooden utensils 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 239
Materials
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