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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Castlecliff Beach - North mole

1 December 2020

Whanganui Intermediate School

Tony Clark

Overview

B

13

6.1

6

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

68

Products

135

9228

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 75 1308
Resin pellets A N/A
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Safety & construction related 1 1
Plastic bags 1 3
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Food containers 2 3
Fishing line 1 1
Food wrappers 6 14
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 7 18
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Bottles <= 2 L 7 1130
Fishing gear 3 5
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 29 72
Strapping bands & tape 2 2
Rope 1 9
Bottle caps & lids 7 42
Straws 1 1
Wood 17 7650
Processed timber & pallet crates 17 7650
Metal 15 204
Construction material 1 167
Aluminium drink cans 1 22
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 7
Unidentifiable metal fragments 10 8
Foamed Plastic 12 11
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 5 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 6
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 2
Foam glazier spacers 2 1
Glass & Ceramic 7 31
Other Glass & Ceramic (specify) 1 1
Glass or ceramic fragments 6 30
Paper & Cardboard 6 19
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 6 19
Other 3 5
Personal care items 1 3
Cotton buds 1 1
Other 1 1

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