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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Karitane Beach - North end

16 July 2021

Purakaunui Bay Litter Monitoring Group

Duncan Eddy

Overview

A

2

1.0

1.7

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

20

Products

41

9095

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 23 60
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 6 4
Bottle caps & lids 5 9
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 26
Gardening & farming related 7 14
Straws 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 5
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 1 1
Foamed Plastic 12 30
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 12 30
Wood 5 9000
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 9000
Other 1 5
Personal care items 1 5

Materials

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