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.

Omaui - Omaui Beach Reserve

28 July 2021

Southern Institute of Technology

Kelli Gerritsen

Overview

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0.9

0.6

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

116

Products

231

2102

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 217 1597
Resin pellets B N/A
Strapping bands & tape 3 7
Shotgun wadding & shells 27 192
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 27
Rope 8 539
Food containers 3 39
Bottle caps & lids 13 44
Gardening & farming related 5 320
Clothes pegs 1 3
Fishing gear 1 8
Bottle neck rings 4 1
Food wrappers 3 34
Other Plastic 2 18
Plastic bags 11 200
Cigarette lighters 1 15
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 130 150
Foamed Plastic 7 19
Ear plugs 1 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 6 16
Wood 3 475
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 475
Rubber 3 3
Rubber bands 3 3
Metal 1 8
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 8

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area