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.

Kai Iwi - Main Beach

31 May 2021

Whanganui Intermediate School

Tony Clark

Overview

C

10

15.0

12.2

87m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

949

Products

1652

1152

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 1617 906
Resin pellets D N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 7 5
Rope 1 5
Bottle seals & tabs 2 1
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Gardening & farming related 12 33
Bottle neck rings 1 2
Other Plastic 4 14
Clothes pegs 3 2
Bottle caps & lids 38 68
Hangers & retail packaging 5 7
Cable ties & zip ties 1 3
Toys, sport, & recreation 11 9
Safety & construction related 14 13
Lollipop sticks 12 5
Shotgun wadding & shells 9 18
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 1484 658
Food containers 11 55
Fishing gear 1 7
Foamed Plastic 13 8
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 12 7
Ear plugs 1 1
Rubber 7 45
Rubber bands 4 3
Rubber footwear 1 31
Sports & Recreation 1 10
Other Rubber (specify) 1 1
Other 7 1
Cotton buds 5 1
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Metal 4 178
Aluminium drink cans 4 178
Glass & Ceramic 3 12
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 12
Wood 1 2
Wooden utensils 1 2

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