Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' 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 Survey

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Tucks Bay - Tucks Bay

4 March 2020

Coromandel Area School

Kate James

Overview

B

23

24.9

44.1

139m x 12m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

1109

Products

1850

5160

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 1649 1800
Resin pellets B N/A
Shotgun wadding & shells 4 11
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 103 48
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 2
Rope 1331 1447
Straws 6 2
Plastic utensils 2 6
Baskets, crates & trays 2 30
Bottle caps & lids 30 64
Bottle seals & tabs 5 1
Cable ties & zip ties 4 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 9 2
Clothes pegs 5 11
Fishing line 14 3
Food containers 4 35
Food wrappers 80 33
Gardening & farming related 11 4
Gloves 1 21
Lollipop sticks 3 2
Cosmetics and medical packaging 8 3
Mesh bags 7 7
Pens & Stationery 1 1
Other Plastic 18 65
Glass & Ceramic 158 2786
Bottles & jars 6 1623
Glass or ceramic fragments 152 1163
Wood 13 280
Processed timber & pallet crates 13 280
Metal 12 135
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 5 7
Sharps, needles, lancets, metal catheters 1 N/A
Construction material 4 110
Other Metal 1 3
Aluminium drink cans 1 15
Foamed Plastic 9 47
Other Foamed Plastic 9 47
Fabric & Textiles 5 38
Footwear & shoes 1 2
Clothing, towels and linen 4 36
Paper & Cardboard 4 74
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 13
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 2 61

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area