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 Survey

beach-icon Beach.

Gillespies Beach

9 December 2019

Fox Glacier School

Shelley Butt

Overview

B

2

0.8

21.9

100m x 20m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

46

Products

93

232

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 88 213
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids 1 4
Fishing line 1 3
Food containers 8 68
Food wrappers 42 48
Plastic bags 18 44
Rope 1 1
Straws 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 10 37
Other Plastic 6 7
Other 3 0
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Metal 1 18
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 18

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