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.

Waikouaiti - Matanaka Beach end

8 July 2021

Waikouaiti School

Jacqui Russell

Overview

B

2

1.8

10.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

72

Products

144

1364

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 89 462
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 3 1
Rope 3 14
Bottle caps & lids 7 19
Other Plastic 3 8
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 46 31
Gardening & farming related 6 342
Shotgun wadding & shells 12 36
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Food wrappers 3 2
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Fishing gear 1 5
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Foamed Plastic 40 19
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 38 16
Rubber 9 81
Rubber footwear 1 71
Rubber bands 7 3
Sports & Recreation 1 7
Glass & Ceramic 3 357
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 64
Bottles & jars 1 293
Wood 3 445
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 438
Corks 1 7

Materials

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