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.

French Bay - Harbar steps

7 December 2020

Enviroschools Canterbury

Matt Stanford

Overview

B

19

9.5

6.9

100m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

334

Products

334

943

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 167 111
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 27 12
Hangers & retail packaging 1 1
Food wrappers 6 1
Bottle caps & lids 14 16
Safety & construction related 2 12
Lollipop sticks 6 4
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 47
Food containers 2 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 107 17
Glass & Ceramic 107 510
Construction material 1 13
Glass or ceramic fragments 106 497
Foamed Plastic 29 3
Ear plugs 2 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 27 1
Wood 16 55
Processed timber & pallet crates 15 44
Other Wood (specify) 1 11
Fabric & Textiles 8 209
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 192
Clothing, towels and linen 7 17
Rubber 4 51
Rubber footwear 3 50
Rubber bands 1 1
Metal 3 4
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 4

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