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.

Titahi Bay - South

4 November 2020

Mountains to Sea Wellington

Jorge Jimenez

Overview

B

12

15

8.2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

348

Products

695

14562

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 394 11895
Glass or ceramic fragments 380 1265
Other Glass & Ceramic (specify) 3 15
Construction material 11 10615
Plastic 230 332
Resin pellets A N/A
Gardening & farming related 3 2
Bottle caps & lids 16 13
Bottle seals & tabs 6 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 75 124
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 7
Strapping bands & tape 11 8
Fishing line 3 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Other Plastic 1 1
Plastic bags 5 9
Clothes pegs 3 5
Fishing gear 2 6
Lollipop sticks 7 5
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 68 96
Food wrappers 19 38
Straws 6 7
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Fabric & Textiles 23 857
Footwear & shoes 1 98
Rope, line or string (natural) 17 70
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 5 689
Foamed Plastic 16 10
Other Foamed Plastic 3 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 13 8
Wood 15 1415
Processed timber & pallet crates 15 1415
Paper & Cardboard 6 2
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 1 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 5 1
Other 6 4
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Cotton buds 5 4
Rubber 3 17
Chewing gum 1 5
Sports & Recreation 1 1
Other Rubber (specify) 1 11
Metal 2 30
Aluminium drink cans 1 22
Other Metal 1 8

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area