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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Makara Coast - Opau Bay

31 July 2021

Victoria University of Wellington Tramping Club

Sam Wildig

Overview

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16

18.7

15.0

100m x 20m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

499

Products

998

5943

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 888 4494
Resin pellets B N/A
Cosmetics and medical packaging 6 27
Bottles <= 2 L 25 719
Food wrappers 53 131
Other Plastic 25 380
Straws 30 27
Toys, sport, & recreation 12 79
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 417 424
Cigarette lighters 5 67
Bottle neck rings 14 30
Shotgun wadding & shells 29 71
Clothes pegs 6 19
Gardening & farming related 20 277
Rope 80 1455
Bottle caps & lids 156 646
Plastic utensils 7 35
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 3 107
Foamed Plastic 90 96
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 80 89
Other Foamed Plastic 10 7
Rubber 8 844
Rubber footwear 8 844
Other 5 78
Paraffin or wax 1 25
Personal care items 4 53
Fabric & Textiles 3 328
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 209
Clothing, towels and linen 2 119
Metal 2 13
Aluminium drink cans 2 13
Glass & Ceramic 2 90
Bottles & jars 2 90

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area