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

Tarakena Bay - East beach

19 September 2020

Places for Penguins Litter Monitoring Group

Michael Lavery

Overview

B

3

3.5

1.7

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

146

Products

293

2832

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 128 59
Resin pellets B N/A
Food containers 24 4
Bottle caps & lids 3 8
Safety & construction related 4 10
Medical waste 6 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 47 6
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Fishing line 4 1
Fishing gear 1 1
Other Plastic 20 13
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Clothes pegs 3 6
Cable ties & zip ties 2 3
Rope 2 2
Food wrappers 9 1
Glass & Ceramic 116 2732
Construction material 19 2082
Glass or ceramic fragments 97 650
Other 22 1
Sanitary items 20 N/A
Cotton buds 2 1
Cloth 16 5
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 14 4
Rope, line or string (natural) 2 1
Metal 6 14
Other Metal 1 5
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 5
Unidentifiable metal fragments 3 4
Rubber 3 19
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 13
Other Rubber 2 6
Foamed Plastic 2 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1
Foam sponge 1 1
Materials
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