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

Petone Beach West

Petone West End

13 December 2018

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

B

30

25

24.9

100m x 19m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

1019

Products

1936

2279

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 1353 847
Pens 15 28
Medical waste 2 1
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 54 78
Strapping bands 14 9
Plastic bags 6 104
Food containers 1 2
Fishing line 25 11
Fishing gear 2 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 52 11
Cable ties & zip ties 47 46
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 31 12
Rope 58 20
Bottle neck rings 20 8
Bottle seals & tabs 12 4
Straws 38 13
Toys, balls & party poppers 27 12
Fibreglass fragments 1 3
Safety related 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 475 388
Food wrappers 469 89
Glass & Ceramic 323 568
Glass or ceramic fragments 323 568
Rubber 72 223
Condoms 1 N/A
Rubber bands 7 1
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 63 167
Inner-tubes and rubber sheet 1 55
Cloth 66 57
Other Cloth 66 57
Metal 50 103
Foil wrappers 4 1
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 18 44
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 12 19
Sharps, needles, lancets, metal catheters 2 N/A
Aluminium drink cans 2 22
Unidentifiable metal fragments 12 17
Foamed Plastic 34 20
Foam sponge 17 17
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 14 1
Ear plugs 3 2
Paper & Cardboard 20 335
Paper 10 4
Fireworks 10 331
Wood 16 126
Processed timber & pallet crates 16 126
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
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