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.

Port Taranaki - Breakwater Beach

22 March 2021

Taranaki Coastal Guardians

Nicole Sturgess

Overview

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36

12.6

1.1

55m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

63

Products

69

1519

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 47 116
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 8 33
Plastic bags 1 7
Strapping bands & tape 3 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 6 55
Food wrappers 4 7
Cigarettes, butts & filters 5 1
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Fishing line 8 1
Rope 9 4
Straws 1 4
Bottle caps & lids 1 2
Glass & Ceramic 11 59
Glass or ceramic fragments 10 58
Light globes/bulbs 1 1
Metal 2 3
Aluminium drink cans 1 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Fabric & Textiles 2 1034
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 1034
Wood 2 222
Wooden utensils 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 221
Paper & Cardboard 2 6
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 2
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 1 4
Rubber 1 1
Rubber bands 1 1
Foamed Plastic 1 5
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 5
Other 1 73
Other 1 73

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area