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

beach-icon Beach.

Paihia - Waitangi

8 February 2022

Northland Regional Council

Loren Carr

Overview

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2

2.0

0.3

50m x 18m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

107

Products

96

944

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 66 69
Resin pellets A N/A
Safety & construction related 3 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Fishing gear 2 1
Fishing line 2 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 7 1
Bottle caps & lids 6 10
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Clothes pegs 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 30 31
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 8
Food wrappers 9 7
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 1 1
Other Plastic 1 2
Wood 12 856
Processed timber & pallet crates 12 856
Foamed Plastic 11 11
Ear plugs 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 6 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 4 9
Rubber 3 1
Rubber bands 3 1
Metal 2 1
Foil wrappers 2 1
Fabric & Textiles 1 1
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1
Other 1 5
Personal care items 1 5

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area