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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Ngāmotu Beach - South End

1 December 2021

Taranaki Coastal Guardians

Nicole Sturgess

Overview

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14

7.0

5.0

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

56

Products

111

2103

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 86 190
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic bags 5 40
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 36 44
Strapping bands & tape 8 22
Food containers 2 8
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 3 13
Hangers & retail packaging 2 2
Safety & construction related 2 17
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Bottles <= 2 L 1 22
Bottle caps & lids 7 8
Gardening & farming related 1 9
Food wrappers 2 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 16 3
Foamed Plastic 7 5
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 7 5
Fabric & Textiles 6 69
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 4 58
Clothing, towels and linen 1 10
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 1
Rubber 3 107
Inner-tubes and rubber sheet 2 2
Rubber footwear 1 105
Glass & Ceramic 3 771
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 771
Other 2 1
Personal care items 1 1
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Paper & Cardboard 2 313
Cardboard boxes 1 309
Fireworks 1 4
Wood 1 645
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 645
Metal 1 2
Fishing related 1 2

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area