Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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 Collection Survey

Petone Beach East

Petone Beach East

18 March 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben knight

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

10

11

4

100m x 20m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

309

Products

618

72611

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 361 70883
Construction material 191 69955
Bottles & jars 1 206
Glass or ceramic fragments 169 722
Plastic 171 213
Resin pellets A N/A
Straws 6 5
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 32 76
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 6 2
Plastic utensils 2 4
Clothes pegs 1 2
Pens 2 12
Plastic bags 1 4
Cigarettes, butts & filters 5 1
Syringes 2 N/A
Food wrappers 75 51
Rope 1 1
Gardening & farming related 1 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 36 52
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Metal 29 1255
Foil wrappers 8 16
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 10 22
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 7
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 4 30
Unidentifiable metal fragments 6 1180
Foamed Plastic 21 7
Ear plugs 5 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 16 4
Wood 20 200
Processed timber & pallet crates 20 200
Paper & Cardboard 6 15
Paper 2 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 4 14
Cloth 4 5
Other Cloth 3 4
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 1
Other 3 30
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Paraffin or wax 1 30
Rubber 3 3
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Rubber bands 1 1
Materials
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