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

Tahunanui Beach

Tahunanui Beach Rocks Road

12 March 2020

Nelson Enviroschools

Rick Field

Overview

B

12

26.6

18.8

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

846

Products

1692

13892

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 999 1035
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 22 31
Plastic bags 19 4
Fishing gear 4 7
Toys & sports related 2 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 134 49
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 9 2
Bottle caps & lids 17 27
Bottle seals & tabs 2 1
Plastic utensils 3 4
Rope 4 19
Gardening & farming related 5 3
Other Plastic 5 1
Safety & construction related 11 776
Strapping bands & tape 10 4
Food containers 8 5
Straws 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 742 98
Foamed Plastic 560 54
Ear plugs 9 5
Other Foamed Plastic 8 3
Polystyrene cups or food packs 5 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 14 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 524 44
Wood 122 12785
Processed timber & pallet crates 114 8740
Other Wood 3 4030
Corks 1 11
Wooden utensils 4 4
Metal 5 2
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 1
Foil wrappers 4 1
Rubber 2 2
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Rubber bands 1 1
Cloth 2 11
Footwear & shoes 1 10
Miscellaneous Cloth Fragments 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 1 2
Fireworks 1 2
Other 1 1
Personal care items 1 1
Materials
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