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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Waikanae Beach - SLS Club

12 September 2021

Tairāwhiti Environment Center

Steph Temple

Overview

A

7

3.5

2.9

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

184

Products

369

12630

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 218 517
Resin pellets A N/A
Pens & Stationery 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 6 79
Bottle seals & tabs 2 2
Food containers 4 6
Food wrappers 8 4
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 6 6
Bottle caps & lids 25 64
Gardening & farming related 5 74
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 104 85
Straws 1 3
Bottles <= 2 L 1 116
Cigarettes, butts & filters 33 5
Cigarette lighters 2 4
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Clothes pegs 2 6
Plastic utensils 1 2
Lollipop sticks 10 4
Rope 5 55
Foamed Plastic 78 15
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 14 4
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 58 5
Foam glazier spacers 1 1
Toys, Sport, & Recreation 2 3
Wood 32 6018
Wooden utensils 2 6
Processed timber & pallet crates 28 6000
Corks 2 12
Glass & Ceramic 17 6018
Construction material 11 5960
Glass or ceramic fragments 6 58
Paper & Cardboard 13 13
Cups, food trays & wrappers 5 9
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 8 4
Other 5 0
Sanitary items 5 N/A
Fabric & Textiles 4 47
Footwear & shoes 3 46
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1
Rubber 2 2
Sports & Recreation 1 1
Chewing gum 1 1

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