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

Waikanae Beach

Waikanae Beach

4 May 2019

Plastic Bag Free Tairawhiti

Nicky Solomon

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

A

12

2

1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

48

Products

96

2315

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 47 2260
Glass or ceramic fragments 35 358
Construction material 12 1902
Plastic 45 40
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 11 16
Cigarettes, butts & filters 6 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 3 1
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 3 9
Toys, balls & party poppers 2 3
Plastic bags 2 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 17 5
Cable ties & zip ties - 1
Rope 1 1
Wood 2 11
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 11
Foamed Plastic 1 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 3
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Paper 1 1
Materials
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