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 Collection Survey

Castlecliff Beach - North mole

2 June 2020

Sustainable Whanganui

Ron Fisher

Overview

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4

2.4

2.1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

38

Products

77

1110

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 45 160
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 10 19
Other Plastic 2 21
Clothes pegs 1 2
Plastic utensils 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 1 4
Parking tickets & receipts 2 5
Lollipop sticks 3 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Food wrappers 18 23
Gardening & farming related 1 15
Fishing gear 2 2
Bottles <= 2 L 2 60
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 6
Paper & Cardboard 14 229
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 14 229
Foamed Plastic 6 33
Ear plugs 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 20
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 10
Glass & Ceramic 4 630
Bottles & jars 2 400
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 4
Construction material 1 226
Metal 4 50
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Aluminium drink cans 3 48
Other 3 2
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Personal care items 1 2
Wood 1 6
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 6
Materials
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