Litter Audit

Here are the results of this morning’s litter audit at New Brighton! Big thanks to Pieter Borcherds, Christchurch City Council Coastal Reserves Park Ranger, for organising gloves, bags and rubbish disposal!

Date: 31 January 2018
Time: 8:30am – 10:30am (Collection and sorting)
Location: 100m North and South of the Pier

Plastic

  • 13 Bags
  • 3 Drink bottles
  • 15 Caps / lids
  • 81 Lolly / sandwich / chip wrappers
  • 20 Trays / straws / cups / cutlery
  • 3 Rope / string /cord
  • 2 Nappies
  • 5 Toys
  • 9 Plastic pieces < 2.5cm
  • 7 Plastic pieces >2.5cm

 

Metal

  • 15 Bottle Caps
  • 19 Drink Cans

Paper

  • 155 Paper pieces (receipts, toilet paper etc)
  • 5 Cardboard
  • 1 Milk carton
  • 3 Cigarette Packets
  • 52 Cigarette Stubs
  • 2 Cups

Wood and Glass

  • 2 Ice block sticks
  • 1 Wood piece
  • 11 Glass bottles

Polystyrene, Rubber and Fabric

  • 2 Foam / sponge / insulation
  • 5 Balloons / balloon string
  • 3 Cloth pieces
  • 7 Socks
  • 1 Plaster

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