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

Matai Bay

North end of the beach

27 April 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben knight

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

A

15

5

2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

28

Products

55

46

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 53 32
Resin pellets B N/A
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 1 1
Syringes 1 N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 27 21
Fishing gear 1 1
Food wrappers 6 2
Strapping bands 1 1
Plastic utensils 1 1
Rope 9 1
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 5 3
Paper & Cardboard 2 14
Cardboard boxes & fragments 2 14
Materials
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