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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Te Puru - North Te Puru

1 November 2020

Thames Coast Compulsive Litter Picker Uppers

Josie Hartley

Overview

B

8

12

2.7

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

70

Products

140

4033

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 109 1576
Resin pellets A N/A
Fishing gear 1 37
Fishing line 20 21
Rope 66 921
Food containers 1 2
Food wrappers 5 16
Straws 1 1
Bottles <= 2 L 1 75
Fishing nets 4 41
Other Plastic 7 455
Gardening & farming related 1 2
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 5
Glass & Ceramic 12 70
Construction material 1 34
Glass or ceramic fragments 11 36
Metal 7 53
Fishing related 3 6
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 4
Other Metal 1 26
Aluminium drink cans 2 17
Fabric & Textiles 4 101
Carpet & furnishing 4 101
Other 3 2079
Appliances & electronics 2 20
Other 1 2059
Foamed Plastic 2 4
Foam buoys 2 4
Wood 2 144
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 144
Paper & Cardboard 1 6
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 1 6

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