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.

French Bay - Harbar steps

9 April 2021

Enviroschools Canterbury

Toni Watts

Overview

B

17

9.4

23.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

64

Products

127

293

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 74 70
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 11
Food containers 1 42
Food wrappers 6 1
Bottle caps & lids 4 5
Cigarettes, butts & filters 46 6
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 10 4
Glass & Ceramic 23 87
Glass or ceramic fragments 18 77
Construction material 5 10
Metal 9 9
Foil wrappers 3 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 6 8
Fabric & Textiles 6 54
Clothing, towels and linen 1 41
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 5 13
Wood 5 65
Other Wood (specify) 4 63
Wooden utensils 1 2
Other 5 3
Personal care items 1 1
Other 1 2
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Paper & Cardboard 2 3
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 3
Foamed Plastic 2 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 1
Rubber 1 1
Rubber bands 1 1

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