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 - Breaker Bay East

18 March 2021

Seatoun Beach Litter Intelligence

Anne Taylor

Overview

A

3

3.8

2.7

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

48

Products

97

598

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 58 108
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 1 15
Cigarettes, butts & filters 10 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 2 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 10 1
Fishing gear 1 4
Fishing line 3 1
Strapping bands & tape 1 2
Rope 1 2
Bottle caps & lids 4 4
Plastic bags 5 72
Food wrappers 20 3
Foamed Plastic 17 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 15 2
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 1
Metal 8 10
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 1
Foil wrappers 3 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 4 8
Glass & Ceramic 6 23
Glass or ceramic fragments 5 3
Tableware 1 20
Fabric & Textiles 2 19
Clothing, towels and linen 1 18
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1
Rubber 2 388
Sports & Recreation 2 388
Paper & Cardboard 2 1
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 2 1
Wood 1 45
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 45
Other 1 1
Other 1 1

Materials

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