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.

Toetoes Estuary - Boat Harbour Road

5 August 2021

Southern Institute of Technology

Kelli Gerritsen

Overview

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100m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

102

Products

102

4039

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 67 805
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 27 181
Safety & construction related 1 24
Rope 5 103
Other Plastic 1 43
Bottle caps & lids 1 10
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Fishing gear 1 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 8 28
Hangers & retail packaging 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 12 33
Straws 1 1
Food containers 1 60
Plastic bags 1 45
Bottles <= 2 L 3 264
Strapping bands & tape 3 9
Glass & Ceramic 15 757
Construction material 1 269
Glass or ceramic fragments 13 251
Bottles & jars 1 237
Foamed Plastic 14 47
Ear plugs 1 4
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 13 43
Wood 5 2426
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 2426
Metal 1 4
Construction material 1 4

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area