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

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Tahunanui Beach - Tahunanui Beach Rocks Road

19 May 2021

Nayland College

Glenn Cheyne

Overview

B

27

27.0

13.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

222

Products

445

4016

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 288 1066
Resin pellets B N/A
Other Plastic 5 54
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 30 65
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 2 78
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 49
Straws 4 59
Rope 2 49
Plastic utensils 1 50
Pens & Stationery 1 51
Lollipop sticks 3 49
Gloves 1 242
Food wrappers 15 59
Food containers 3 66
Cigarettes, butts & filters 215 83
Bottle caps & lids 5 112
Foamed Plastic 99 123
Other Foamed Plastic 20 68
Foam sponge 73 3
Ear plugs 6 52
Wood 23 821
Processed timber & pallet crates 20 761
Corks 3 60
Other 18 301
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Other 17 301
Fabric & Textiles 9 1231
Rope, line or string (natural) 7 646
Clothing, towels and linen 2 585
Metal 5 203
Foil wrappers 4 50
Aluminium drink cans 1 153
Glass & Ceramic 3 271
Construction material 1 168
Bottles & jars 2 103

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