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

7 September 2020

Sustainable Whanganui

Ron Fisher

Overview

B

5

3.1

2.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

60

Products

119

6509

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 68 365
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottles <= 2 L 1 20
Straws 2 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 21 67
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 9 42
Other Plastic 2 1
Bottle caps & lids 3 13
Fishing line 2 1
Food containers 2 24
Food wrappers 14 69
Gardening & farming related 12 125
Foamed Plastic 15 28
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 12 15
Other Foamed Plastic 1 12
Glass & Ceramic 10 4026
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 45
Construction material 6 3980
Other Glass & Ceramic 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 10 52
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 10 52
Cloth 7 63
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 22
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 1
Footwear & shoes 3 38
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 2
Metal 5 826
Aluminium drink cans 1 19
Construction material 4 807
Wood 4 1068
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 1068
Other 0 81
Appliances & electronics 0 81
Materials
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