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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Castlecliff Beach - North mole

2 June 2021

Whanganui Girl's College

Jane Williams

Overview

B

20

18.7

7.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

80

Products

160

2010

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 103 76
Resin pellets A N/A
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Fishing line 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 65 21
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 7 7
Food wrappers 7 12
Plastic utensils 1 1
Lollipop sticks 4 1
Clothes pegs 4 15
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Bottle caps & lids 8 12
Bacterial habitat wheels 2 2
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Paper & Cardboard 29 76
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 15
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 27 61
Wood 9 1481
Processed timber & pallet crates 9 1481
Glass & Ceramic 6 183
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 1
Construction material 1 81
Bottles & jars 3 101
Metal 5 43
Other Metal 1 12
Aluminium drink cans 1 21
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 10
Foamed Plastic 3 51
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Toys, Sport, & Recreation 2 50
Fabric & Textiles 2 67
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 66
Clothing, towels and linen 1 1
Other 2 29
Paraffin or wax 1 1
Batteries (Household) 1 28
Rubber 1 4
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 4

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