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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Piha - South End Surfers' Carpark

25 July 2021

Piha Surf Life Saving

Bjorn Battaerd

Overview

B

15

9.5

5.0

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

26

Products

52

257

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 38 10
Resin pellets A N/A
Straws 2 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 15 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 13 1
Rope 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 1
Fabric & Textiles 9 221
Clothing, towels and linen 1 218
Rope, line or string (natural) 7 2
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1
Wood 2 22
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 22
Metal 2 3
Construction material 1 2
Foil wrappers 1 1
Other 1 1
Personal care items 1 1

Materials

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