Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ 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 Collection Survey

Matai Bay

South end of the bay

27 April 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Joshua Knight

Overview

A

19

7.0

2.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

28

Products

55

127

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 40 10
Resin pellets A N/A
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Fishing line 4 1
Rope 21 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 8 3
Plastic bags 1 1
Food wrappers 2 1
Metal 7 8
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 4 6
Foil wrappers 3 2
Paper & Cardboard 3 2
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 1
Paper 2 1
Rubber 3 6
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 6
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Wood 1 101
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 101
Materials
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