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.

Caroline Bay - Northern Cliff face

27 October 2020

Sustainable South Canterbury Youth

Nora Quigley

Overview

B

6

6

4.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

180

Products

359

1452

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 251 104
Resin pellets B N/A
Syringes 1 N/A
Safety & construction related 1 1
Plastic sheeting 7 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 196 65
Gardening & farming related 2 1
Straws 1 1
Food containers 1 1
Rope 4 5
Food wrappers 5 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 5 1
Bottle seals & tabs 3 2
Bottle caps & lids 10 16
Clothes pegs 1 5
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 14 2
Foamed Plastic 91 7
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 9 3
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 81 3
Rubber 10 3
Rubber bands 10 3
Wood 7 1338
Corks 1 7
Processed timber & pallet crates 6 1331

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area