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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Purakaunui - Purakaunui Beach

16 July 2021

Purakaunui Bay Litter Monitoring Group

Duncan Eddy

Overview

A

4

8.0

2.3

1000m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

3

Products

53

10799

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 28 365
Resin pellets A N/A
Fibreglass fragments 1 102
Strapping bands & tape 1 2
Rope 2 154
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 1 5
Hangers & retail packaging 1 1
Food wrappers 5 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 10 3
Straws 1 5
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 82
Bottle caps & lids 2 3
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Wood 14 9934
Wooden utensils 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 13 9933
Foamed Plastic 4 12
Other Foamed Plastic 1 6
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 3
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 2
Other 4 0
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Fabric & Textiles 2 462
Footwear & shoes 1 404
Clothing, towels and linen 1 58
Glass & Ceramic 1 26
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 26

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