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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Marlborough Sounds - Pig Bay

9 March 2022

Waitaria Bay School

Laura Thompson

Overview

B

18

18.0

10.7

50m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

98

Products

98

859

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 81 312
Resin pellets A N/A
Rope 30 140
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 40 137
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 11 35
Metal 11 429
Aluminium drink cans 1 16
Unidentifiable metal fragments 10 413
Foamed Plastic 4 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 4 1
Fabric & Textiles 1 116
Footwear & shoes 1 116
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 1

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area