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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Kaiti Beach - North end

6 August 2021

Gisborne Central

Nicola Heuser

Overview

B

13

8.7

17.9

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

116

Products

232

2651

Type Count Weight (g)
Wood 121 2414
Wooden utensils 1 2
Processed timber & pallet crates 16 383
Corks 1 16
Other Wood (specify) 103 2013
Plastic 57 144
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids 1 5
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 7 13
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 24 27
Fishing gear 3 43
Food containers 2 8
Cigarette lighters 1 17
Food wrappers 2 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 17
Cigarettes, butts & filters 14 4
Lollipop sticks 1 2
Rope 1 7
Foamed Plastic 45 29
Toys, Sport, & Recreation 3 6
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 37 20
Ear plugs 1 1
Foam sponge 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 3 1
Paper & Cardboard 5 2
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 5 2
Metal 2 2
Foil wrappers 1 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 2 60
Construction material 1 38
Bottles & jars 1 22

Materials

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