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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Motutapu Sandy Bay -Island Map

21 July 2021

Motutapu Outdoor Education Camp - MOEC

Kim Matheson

Overview

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4

5.0

2.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

99

Products

198

1527

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 188 973
Resin pellets D N/A
Hangers & retail packaging 3 55
Gardening & farming related 3 15
Other Plastic 96 191
Clothes pegs 1 5
Plastic bags 4 71
Rope 15 109
Food wrappers 11 176
Cigarettes, butts & filters 10 12
Toys, sport, & recreation 6 89
Straws 4 48
Plastic utensils 1 3
Baskets, crates & trays 1 5
Lollipop sticks 4 49
Bottle caps & lids 28 140
Food containers 1 5
Other 4 46
Cotton buds 4 46
Foamed Plastic 4 58
Foam sponge 1 5
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 53
Wood 2 450
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 450

Materials

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