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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Mahia Beach - Boat Club

7 August 2021

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David Waihaki

Overview

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5

4.2

4.1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

78

Products

157

2365

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 136 250
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 8 7
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Rope 39 94
Cosmetics and medical packaging 2 1
Safety & construction related 5 28
Clothes pegs 1 1
Baskets, crates & trays 2 2
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Gardening & farming related 2 18
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 2 4
Fishing line 11 16
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 7 2
Gloves 1 30
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 52 42
Fabric & Textiles 13 135
Clothing, towels and linen 3 73
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 40
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 9 22
Foamed Plastic 3 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 1
Rubber 2 17
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 17
Wood 2 1960
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 1960
Metal 1 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area