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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Wellington Harbour - Steeple Rock, Seatoun Beach

12 December 2020

Seatoun Beach Litter Intelligence

Bill Hendry

Overview

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6

5.1

8.0

100m x 20m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

188

Products

375

14031

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 230 222
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle neck rings 3 1
Strapping bands & tape 4 4
Cable ties & zip ties 5 5
Fishing line 1 2
Toys, sport, & recreation 6 8
Cosmetics and medical packaging 3 27
Straws 11 11
Syringes 1 N/A
Pens & Stationery 2 10
Clothes pegs 1 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 24 4
Safety & construction related 3 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 18 5
Food wrappers 26 5
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Food containers 6 10
Lollipop sticks 5 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 95 96
Bottle caps & lids 11 23
Bottle seals & tabs 4 2
Glass & Ceramic 69 5420
Construction material 45 5270
Glass or ceramic fragments 24 150
Wood 21 8144
Other Wood (specify) 1 4
Processed timber & pallet crates 20 8140
Foamed Plastic 13 6
Foam glazier spacers 4 2
Ear plugs 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 8 3
Paper & Cardboard 13 24
Fireworks 1 5
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 7 3
Cups, food trays & wrappers 5 16
Metal 11 171
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 5 10
Fishing related 3 159
Construction material 2 1
Foil wrappers 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 8 21
Clothing, towels and linen 1 10
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 5 1
Other cloth 2 10
Rubber 6 21
Sports & Recreation 5 14
Rubber bands 1 7
Other 4 2
Cotton buds 3 1
Personal care items 1 1

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