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 - Steeple Rock, Seatoun Beach

13 March 2021

Seatoun Beach Litter Intelligence

Bill Hendry

Overview

B

5

6.7

8.1

100m x 16m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

221

Products

354

3211

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 180 2399
Glass or ceramic fragments 11 63
Other Glass & Ceramic (specify) 84 153
Construction material 85 2183
Plastic 141 216
Resin pellets B N/A
Fishing line 3 2
Safety & construction related 1 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 6 1
Gardening & farming related 2 34
Strapping bands & tape 2 2
Lollipop sticks 4 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 10 47
Bottles <= 2 L 1 20
Bottle caps & lids 5 7
Straws 7 4
Cable ties & zip ties 7 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 54 32
Food wrappers 11 5
Food containers 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 13 2
Cigarette lighters 1 18
Plastic bags 4 5
Rope 9 26
Wood 14 342
Other Wood (specify) 13 341
Wooden utensils 1 1
Metal 6 153
Construction material 1 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 3
Unidentifiable metal fragments 2 149
Fabric & Textiles 4 17
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 14
Other cloth 2 3
Foamed Plastic 3 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1
Foam sponge 2 1
Rubber 2 77
Chewing gum 1 2
Sports & Recreation 1 75
Paper & Cardboard 2 1
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 2 1
Other 2 4
Faeces 1 N/A
Personal care items 1 4

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