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.

Island Bay - The Surf Club Rooms

17 June 2021

Mountains to Sea Wellington

Jorge Jimenez

Overview

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6

6.0

4.8

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

146

Products

292

3411

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 218 232
Resin pellets A N/A
Safety & construction related 4 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 79 36
Cable ties & zip ties 3 1
Rope 11 76
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Bottle caps & lids 10 21
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 16
Food containers 1 3
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 8
Food wrappers 14 20
Bacterial habitat wheels 3 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 41 36
Cigarettes, butts & filters 45 10
Foamed Plastic 26 15
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 5
Foam sponge 3 4
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 22 6
Wood 19 617
Processed timber & pallet crates 18 607
Corks 1 10
Glass & Ceramic 17 2525
Glass or ceramic fragments 7 42
Construction material 10 2483
Rubber 6 15
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 1
Sports & Recreation 4 14
Fabric & Textiles 3 2
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 1
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 1
Other 1 1
Cotton buds 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 1 1
Metal 1 3
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 3

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