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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Wellington Harbour - Breaker Bay East

13 June 2021

Seatoun Beach Litter Intelligence

Anne Taylor

Overview

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7

5.3

5.4

100m x 20m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

92

Products

183

3787

Type Count Weight (g)
Foamed Plastic 101 28
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Foam glazier spacers 6 2
Polystyrene cups or food packs 4 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 87 21
Ear plugs 2 2
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Plastic 46 49
Resin pellets A N/A
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Cigarette lighters 1 12
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 4
Food wrappers 2 10
Fishing line 9 6
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 15 5
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 6 3
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 5 6
Wood 21 3463
Corks 2 19
Processed timber & pallet crates 19 3444
Glass & Ceramic 4 115
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 28
Construction material 3 87
Other 3 124
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Personal care items 1 2
Other 1 122
Fabric & Textiles 2 4
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 1
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 3
Rubber 2 1
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 1
Metal 2 2
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 1
Foil wrappers 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 2 1
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 2 1

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