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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Titahi Bay - South End

8 March 2021

Porirua Harbour and Catchment Community Trust

Rebecca McCormack

Overview

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8

6.0

7.0

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

212

Products

423

1025

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 361 562
Resin pellets B N/A
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Other Plastic 4 1
Strapping bands & tape 7 1
Bottle caps & lids 17 31
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Bottle neck rings 4 1
Cosmetics and medical packaging 2 1
Rope 14 156
Fishing line 10 5
Cigarettes, butts & filters 34 6
Lollipop sticks 4 3
Food wrappers 25 20
Fishing gear 1 16
Toys, sport, & recreation 5 11
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 172 104
Cable ties & zip ties 2 2
Plastic bags 1 28
Straws 4 3
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 43 139
Food containers 7 28
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Safety & construction related 2 3
Glass & Ceramic 38 404
Glass or ceramic fragments 34 139
Bottles & jars 4 265
Foamed Plastic 8 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 8 1
Rubber 7 31
Rubber bands 1 1
Other Rubber (specify) 6 30
Wood 3 14
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 3
Corks 1 9
Wooden utensils 1 2
Other 3 3
Cotton buds 1 1
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Personal care items 1 2
Metal 3 10
Aluminium drink cans 1 4
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Construction material 1 4

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