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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Oreti Beach - Dunns Rd right of entrance

13 October 2021

Oreti Beach Litter Monitoring Group

Bronwyn Graham

Overview

B

12

5.0

1.1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

52

Products

104

365

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 69 200
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic vehicle parts 1 5
Food wrappers 9 19
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 30 37
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 11
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 11
Rope 4 4
Plastic utensils 2 4
Pens & Stationery 1 5
Other Plastic 1 1
Hangers & retail packaging 2 30
Food containers 3 61
Fishing gear 1 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 8 2
Cable ties & zip ties 2 2
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Baskets, crates & trays 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 18 88
Cups, food trays & wrappers 18 88
Metal 5 60
Other cans (<= 4 L) 2 53
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 7
Wood 5 12
Wooden utensils 5 12
Rubber 4 2
Rubber bands 4 2
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Foamed Plastic 1 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 3

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