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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Island Bay - The Surf Club Rooms

16 December 2020

Mountains to Sea Wellington

Jorge Jimenez

Overview

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4

4

1.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

91

Products

182

269

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 154 112
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic bags 1 1
Rope 3 1
Lollipop sticks 8 3
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 9 9
Food wrappers 3 1
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Cable ties & zip ties 2 1
Safety & construction related 3 13
Straws 2 2
Bottle caps & lids 4 8
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 9
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 84 58
Cigarettes, butts & filters 31 4
Wood 10 106
Corks 1 1
Other Wood (specify) 2 16
Wooden utensils 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 6 88
Glass & Ceramic 5 32
Glass or ceramic fragments 5 32
Other 4 1
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Cotton buds 2 1
Foamed Plastic 4 5
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1
Ear plugs 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 2 8
Other cloth 1 5
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 3
Rubber 2 3
Rubber bands 1 1
Chewing gum 1 2
Metal 1 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2

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