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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Motutapu Sandy Bay -Island Map

30 September 2021

Motutapu Outdoor Education Camp - MOEC

Kim Matheson

Overview

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5

5.4

6.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

42

Products

85

15321

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 50 113
Resin pellets A N/A
Fishing nets 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Food containers 1 14
Food wrappers 5 2
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Plastic bags 3 25
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 8
Bottles <= 2 L 1 14
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Bottle seals & tabs 2 1
Straws 2 3
Bottle caps & lids 6 14
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 19 26
Glass & Ceramic 17 178
Glass or ceramic fragments 17 178
Wood 6 15000
Processed timber & pallet crates 6 15000
Foamed Plastic 6 10
Polystyrene cups or food packs 5 2
Foam sponge 1 8
Other 2 1
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Cotton buds 1 1
Metal 2 16
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Construction material 1 13
Fabric & Textiles 1 2
Other cloth 1 2
Rubber 1 1
Other Rubber (specify) 1 1

Materials

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