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.

Rangitoto Island

27 March 2021

Sustainable Coastlines

Dan Downing

Overview

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12

15.0

6.0

50m x 13m

Rock Rubble

Items per 1,000m2

1880

Products

1222

14581

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 933 10355
Other Glass & Ceramic (specify) 5 109
Glass or ceramic fragments 925 10000
Construction material 2 234
Bottles & jars 1 12
Plastic 213 439
Resin pellets A N/A
Fishing line 6 10
Food wrappers 18 16
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 19 14
Bottle seals & tabs 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 95 204
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Food containers 2 13
Straws 9 6
Cigarette lighters 5 77
Bottle caps & lids 35 71
Bottle neck rings 3 2
Fishing gear 1 5
Lollipop sticks 9 2
Clothes pegs 3 7
Other Plastic 2 1
Pens & Stationery 2 8
Plastic sheeting 1 1
Wood 26 3467
Processed timber & pallet crates 20 3420
Other Wood (specify) 4 30
Corks 2 17
Fabric & Textiles 21 17
Rope, line or string (natural) 21 17
Foamed Plastic 17 22
Polystyrene cups or food packs 8 17
Other Foamed Plastic 8 4
Foam sponge 1 1
Metal 10 162
Construction material 1 19
Aluminium drink cans 4 123
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 16
Foil wrappers 2 4
Other 1 1
Cotton buds 1 1
Rubber 1 118
Sports & Recreation 1 118

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area