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 - Lowry Bay

29 January 2021

Eastbourne Litter Monitoring Group

Charlotte Painter

Overview

A

2

3

4.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

32

Products

63

586

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 52 119
Resin pellets A N/A
Cable ties & zip ties 1 17
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 2
Bottle caps & lids 4 6
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 18 27
Safety & construction related 6 38
Straws 6 4
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Food wrappers 6 21
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 6 3
Other 3 69
Batteries (Household) 3 69
Fabric & Textiles 3 333
Clothing, towels and linen 1 100
Footwear & shoes 2 233
Wood 2 27
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 27
Glass & Ceramic 1 4
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 4
Paper & Cardboard 1 7
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 1 7
Metal 1 27
Aluminium drink cans 1 27

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