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.

Te Waewae Bay- McCrackens Rest

8 August 2021

Southern Institute of Technology

Kelli Gerritsen

Overview

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1

1.3

0.3

100m x 20m

Cobbles

Items per 1,000m2

128

Products

257

6979

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 240 6168
Resin pellets A N/A
Gardening & farming related 7 254
Safety & construction related 3 51
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 19
Shotgun wadding & shells 8 30
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 58 363
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 21
Bottles <= 2 L 8 276
Food containers 2 34
Bottle caps & lids 16 90
Other Plastic 4 257
Food wrappers 3 63
Strapping bands & tape 15 21
Rope 110 4689
Metal 9 553
Other Metal 1 449
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 36
Construction material 1 10
Aluminium drink cans 6 58
Glass & Ceramic 2 30
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 30
Paper & Cardboard 2 124
Cardboard boxes 2 124
Foamed Plastic 2 5
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 5
Fabric & Textiles 2 99
Clothing, towels and linen 1 94
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 5

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area