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

Island Bay

Island Bay

17 June 2020

Mountains to Sea Wellington

Jorge Jimenez

Overview

B

9

7.4

3.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

170

Products

341

1562

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 283 471
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Food containers 2 4
Plastic utensils 1 2
Other Plastic 5 19
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 8
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 83 93
Rope 24 13
Food wrappers 15 57
Straws 5 5
Bottle caps & lids 8 25
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 81
Cigarettes, butts & filters 80 46
Cable ties & zip ties 5 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 38 98
Lollipop sticks 10 7
Fishing gear 1 10
Foamed Plastic 15 5
Ear plugs 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 14 4
Paper & Cardboard 12 12
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 11 8
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 4
Glass & Ceramic 12 175
Glass or ceramic fragments 9 20
Construction material 3 155
Other 6 20
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Personal care items 2 19
Cotton buds 2 1
Metal 5 5
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 1
Construction material 1 2
Foil wrappers 2 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Wood 5 871
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 871
Rubber 3 3
Rubber bands 2 1
Chewing gum 1 2
Materials
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