Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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

Picton Foreshore

Picton foreshore

4 April 2019

Marlborough District Council

Annie McDonald

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

A

12

6

8

100m x 10m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

570

Products

570

1859

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 423 325
Resin pellets A N/A
Pens 1 2
Toys, balls & party poppers 2 1
Fishing line 3 2
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Clothes pegs 1 2
Plastic utensils 1 1
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Strapping bands 3 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 7 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 127 25
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 20 35
Straws 9 5
Food containers 2 1
Rope 46 68
Bottle neck rings 3 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 98 72
Food wrappers 95 27
Plastic bags 2 52
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 25
Wood 75 1447
Processed timber & pallet crates 74 1443
Corks 1 4
Paper & Cardboard 17 15
Fireworks 4 8
Cups, food trays & wrappers 5 3
Paper 8 4
Glass & Ceramic 17 48
Glass or ceramic fragments 17 48
Foamed Plastic 17 6
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 16 4
Ear plugs 1 2
Metal 13 16
Foil wrappers 3 1
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 3 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 6 12
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 1
Other 4 0
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Cloth 2 1
Other Cloth 2 1
Rubber 2 1
Rubber bands 2 1
Materials
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