Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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 Collection Survey

Oakura Beach

Corbett Park

14 April 2019

Taranaki Conservationists

Emily Roberts

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

5

2

2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

48

Products

95

834

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 83 94
Resin pellets A N/A
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 2 1
Plastic utensils 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 5 1
Fishing gear 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 60 63
Food wrappers 7 17
Toys, balls & party poppers 4 1
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 1 4
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 5
Paper & Cardboard 4 5
Paper 1 1
Fireworks 2 3
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 1
Wood 3 48
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 30
Corks 2 18
Rubber 2 61
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 60
Glass & Ceramic 2 625
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 1
Construction material 1 624
Metal 1 1
Foil wrappers 1 1
Materials
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