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

Picton Foreshore

Picton foreshore

15 July 2020

Envirohub Marlborough

Tash Luxton

Overview

A

12

8

1.5

100m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

171

Products

171

441

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 137 113
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 8 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 28 17
Bottle caps & lids 14 23
Rope 17 24
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Food containers 2 31
Lollipop sticks 3 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 29 4
Clothes pegs 2 4
Food wrappers 32 6
Paper & Cardboard 11 7
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 2 3
Cups, food trays & wrappers 9 4
Wood 6 264
Wooden utensils 1 2
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 262
Metal 5 19
Aluminium drink cans 1 15
Foil wrappers 3 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Foamed Plastic 4 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 1
Other 4 4
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Other 1 4
Glass & Ceramic 4 32
Glass or ceramic fragments 4 32
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