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.

Castlecliff Beach - North mole

4 March 2021

Whanganui Girl's College

Jane Williams

Overview

B

20

16.7

8

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

74

Products

147

694

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 108 168
Resin pellets A N/A
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 74 15
Shotgun wadding & shells 6 14
Straws 2 1
Food wrappers 9 80
Food containers 12 27
Clothes pegs 1 1
Bottles <= 2 L 2 29
Metal 16 37
Foil wrappers 1 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 15 36
Foamed Plastic 11 8
Foam sponge 11 8
Rubber 4 372
Rubber footwear 3 371
Rubber bands 1 1
Wood 3 32
Other Wood (specify) 2 29
Wooden utensils 1 3
Glass & Ceramic 2 20
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 20
Fabric & Textiles 2 53
Other cloth 2 53
Other 1 4
Paraffin or wax 1 4

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