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

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Gillespies Beach

20 October 2020

Fox Glacier School

Shelley Butt

Overview

B

14

11.7

9

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

30

Products

60

381

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 55 363
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids 1 2
Bottles <= 2 L 3 84
Food containers 2 5
Food wrappers 6 33
Gardening & farming related 10 5
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Plastic bags 5 102
Rope 3 41
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 9
Straws 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 21 80
Metal 3 11
Foil wrappers 3 11
Foamed Plastic 2 7
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 7

Materials

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