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

Makara Beach

Makara beach

15 May 2019

Makara Model School

Katrina Oliver

Overview

B

25

25

8

97m x 20m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

230

Products

447

1576

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 235 499
Resin pellets A N/A
Toys, balls & party poppers 2 6
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 67 14
Straws 22 10
Strapping bands 10 10
Plastic vehicle parts 1 1
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 12 34
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Bottle seals & tabs 2 40
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 2 40
Cable ties & zip ties 2 4
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Fishing gear 58 193
Fishing line 9 16
Food containers 4 10
Food wrappers 3 4
Gardening & farming related 5 45
Mesh bags 1 10
Parking tickets & receipts 1 0
Plastic bags 15 18
Plastic utensils 4 19
Shotgun wadding & shells 10 23
Glass & Ceramic 145 232
Glass or ceramic fragments 145 232
Metal 34 252
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 16 49
Fishing related 2 49
Foil wrappers 2 12
Tableware 1 38
Unidentifiable metal fragments 6 33
Other Metal 1 62
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 6 9
Other 22 11
Other 20 11
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Cloth 7 163
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 3 18
Rope, line or string (natural) 2 132
Other Cloth 2 13
Foamed Plastic 2 0
Foam buoys 2 0
Wood 2 419
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 419
Materials
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