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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Fitzroy Beach - Fitzroy surf club

27 May 2021

Taranaki Conservationists

Elvisa Robb

Overview

A

25

17.1

1.4

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

136

Products

273

374

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 221 240
Resin pellets A N/A
Pens & Stationery 2 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 10 1
Lollipop sticks 6 2
Plastic bags 1 1
Food wrappers 11 7
Bottle caps & lids 8 7
Straws 2 2
Bottles <= 2 L 2 52
Toys, sport, & recreation 9 8
Plastic utensils 3 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 160 141
Cable ties & zip ties 2 7
Hangers & retail packaging 3 6
Food containers 2 1
Foamed Plastic 32 6
Ear plugs 2 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 18 1
Other Foamed Plastic 12 3
Paper & Cardboard 7 6
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 1
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 6 5
Fabric & Textiles 5 36
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 5 36
Other 3 2
Personal care items 3 2
Wood 2 39
Corks 1 38
Wooden utensils 1 1
Metal 2 36
Aluminium drink cans 2 36
Rubber 1 9
Other Rubber (specify) 1 9

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