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.

Kai Iwi - Main Beach

22 February 2021

Whanganui Intermediate School

Tony Clark

Overview

B

37

52.4

5.0

87m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

525

Products

914

9619

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 589 4072
Bottles & jars 586 4055
Construction material 3 17
Plastic 219 525
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids 16 46
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 27 14
Plastic sheeting 1 1
Fibreglass fragments 2 7
Food containers 2 40
Fishing gear 3 41
Fishing line 5 7
Plastic bags 6 13
Shotgun wadding & shells 8 22
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 121 168
Bottle neck rings 4 2
Bottles <= 2 L 1 9
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Food wrappers 3 4
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 79
Hangers & retail packaging 1 2
Cigarette lighters 1 10
Gardening & farming related 13 57
Paper & Cardboard 53 99
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 1 1
Cardboard boxes 41 83
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 11 15
Other 18 28
Other 12 26
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Cotton buds 2 1
Personal care items 2 1
Metal 15 531
Aluminium drink cans 3 131
Other Metal 1 377
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 11 23
Wood 8 3740
Wooden utensils 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 6 3730
Corks 1 9
Fabric & Textiles 6 618
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 1
Clothing, towels and linen 1 140
Footwear & shoes 4 477
Foamed Plastic 4 4
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1
Rubber 2 2
Sports & Recreation 1 1
Rubber bands 1 1

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