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

Muriwai Beach

Muriwai surf tower

22 May 2019

Kaipara College

Shawn Elise Tierney

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

14

7

8

100m x 16m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

54

Products

86

200

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 76 45
Resin pellets B N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 24 18
Straws 5 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 9 2
Toys, balls & party poppers 2 2
Food containers 9 5
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 1 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 1 1
Fishing gear 2 1
Rope 5 6
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Food wrappers 17 7
Rubber 3 140
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 139
Foamed Plastic 2 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 2
Paper & Cardboard 2 1
Cardboard boxes & fragments 2 1
Wood 1 2
Corks 1 2
Glass & Ceramic 1 10
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 10
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site