Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ 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 Collection Survey

Lyall Bay

Lyall Bay East End

26 March 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

A

14

3.7

1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

90

Products

180

527

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 113 72
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 5 6
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 31 7
Rope 1 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 28 23
Food wrappers 14 8
Cigarette lighters 1 15
Toys, balls & party poppers 3 2
Food containers 1 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 29 6
Foamed Plastic 24 11
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 24 11
Glass & Ceramic 12 145
Glass or ceramic fragments 11 20
Construction material 1 125
Wood 12 216
Processed timber & pallet crates 12 216
Metal 5 20
Foil wrappers 2 1
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 1 2
Aluminium drink cans 2 17
Paper & Cardboard 4 52
Paper 1 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 3 51
Rubber 4 9
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 4 9
Cloth 3 2
Other Cloth 3 2
Other 3 0
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Materials
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