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.

Whitireia Park - Onehunga Bay

30 July 2021

ShortCut Beach Clean Up Crew

Max Weinstein

Overview

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4

1.8

2.4

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

103

Products

206

19300

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 160 368
Resin pellets A N/A
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Bottles <= 2 L 1 22
Cigarette lighters 1 15
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 11
Fishing line 1 2
Other Plastic 3 5
Gardening & farming related 4 13
Parking tickets & receipts 2 1
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Food containers 2 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 31 22
Plastic bags 3 81
Food wrappers 36 37
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Bottle caps & lids 21 59
Strapping bands & tape 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 31 43
Safety & construction related 2 1
Straws 5 4
Plastic vehicle parts 1 22
Plastic utensils 3 9
Pens & Stationery 1 8
Rope 1 1
Clothes pegs 3 5
Glass & Ceramic 18 97
Glass or ceramic fragments 18 97
Foamed Plastic 11 13
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 5 4
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 6 9
Wood 11 18045
Other Wood (specify) 2 5
Processed timber & pallet crates 9 18040
Rubber 3 18
Sports & Recreation 2 17
Rubber bands 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 1 684
Footwear & shoes 1 684
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Metal 1 75
Construction material 1 75

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