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.

Te Atatu Peninsula - Spinnaker Reserve

13 March 2021

Sustainable Coastlines Ambassadors

Andrew Hart

Overview

A

14

14.0

1.2

94m x 10m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

433

Products

407

454

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 296 171
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids 9 7
Bottle seals & tabs 4 2
Strapping bands & tape 4 2
Plastic bags 3 1
Rope 3 1
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Straws 1 1
Lollipop sticks 7 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 12 1
Food wrappers 21 3
Food containers 9 5
Toys, sport, & recreation 23 59
Cigarettes, butts & filters 32 5
Gardening & farming related 1 2
Cable ties & zip ties 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 162 63
Cigarette lighters 1 16
Parking tickets & receipts - N/A
Glass & Ceramic 74 164
Construction material 5 31
Glass or ceramic fragments 69 133
Foamed Plastic 16 3
Ear plugs 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 15 2
Metal 8 6
Foil wrappers 4 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 4 5
Wood 4 59
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 50
Corks 1 9
Fabric & Textiles 3 49
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 1
Clothing, towels and linen 1 48
Paper & Cardboard 3 1
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 3 1
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Rubber 1 1
Construction & Automotive 1 1

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