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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Fitzroy Beach - Fitzroy surf club

6 November 2020

Taranaki Conservationists

Elvisa Robb

Overview

A

16

12

4.1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

118

Products

237

1434

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 208 393
Resin pellets A N/A
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 66
Bottle caps & lids 11 33
Rope 8 13
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 106 171
Food wrappers 49 96
Lollipop sticks 6 1
Cable ties & zip ties 6 5
Straws 4 4
Cigarettes, butts & filters 17 4
Foamed Plastic 14 25
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 12 24
Other Foamed Plastic 2 1
Rubber 6 82
Sports & Recreation 2 1
Other Rubber (specify) 4 81
Fabric & Textiles 6 551
Clothing, towels and linen 6 551
Metal 1 18
Aluminium drink cans 1 18
Wood 1 1
Wooden utensils 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 1 364
Construction material 1 364

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