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.

Tahunanui Beach - Tahunanui Beach Rocks Road

16 February 2021

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

B

10

10.7

4.7

50m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

349

Products

349

1102

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 256 85
Resin pellets B N/A
Parking tickets & receipts 2 1
Straws 1 1
Fishing line 1 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 22
Rope 3 5
Bottle caps & lids 4 4
Food wrappers 13 4
Food containers 8 10
Cigarettes, butts & filters 194 22
Lollipop sticks 8 4
Clothes pegs 1 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 15 5
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 2
Foamed Plastic 69 13
Ear plugs 3 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 56 4
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 9 3
Toys, Sport, & Recreation 1 5
Wood 17 825
Other Wood (specify) 1 1
Wooden utensils 1 3
Corks 1 8
Processed timber & pallet crates 14 813
Fabric & Textiles 3 46
Clothing, towels and linen 1 43
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 3
Metal 1 6
Construction material 1 6
Rubber 1 122
Rubber footwear 1 122
Other 1 1
Cotton buds 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 1 4
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 4

Materials

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