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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Makara Beach - Makara beach

18 March 2022

Makara Model School

Katrina Oliver

Overview

B

26

26.0

12.0

100m x 10m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

612

Products

612

4901

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 452 1275
Resin pellets B N/A
Other Plastic 204 379
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 2 18
Bottle caps & lids 29 52
Bottles <= 2 L 3 41
Cable ties & zip ties 9 9
Cigarette lighters 1 26
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Clothes pegs 3 6
Cosmetics and medical packaging 2 15
Fibreglass fragments 1 29
Fishing line 54 104
Fishing nets 1 1
Food wrappers 42 39
Parking tickets & receipts 2 1
Pens & Stationery 1 3
Plastic utensils 3 31
Rope 65 364
Shotgun wadding & shells 14 38
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Straws 9 4
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 1 109
Food containers 4 4
Foamed Plastic 31 43
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 28 42
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 1
Wood 30 23
Processed timber & pallet crates 30 23
Fabric & Textiles 27 1104
Clothing, towels and linen 13 407
Footwear & shoes 4 299
Rope, line or string (natural) 7 291
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 107
Metal 21 1424
Aluminium drink cans 5 33
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 4 7
Construction material 4 1089
Fishing related 3 112
Unidentifiable metal fragments 3 170
Other Metal 2 13
Rubber 20 846
Construction & Automotive 11 443
THIS CATEGORY HAS BEEN DELETED: Condoms are entered as sanitary items (OT02) 1 N/A
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 8 403
Paper & Cardboard 19 29
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 16 28
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 3 1
Glass & Ceramic 7 57
Construction material 1 18
Other Glass & Ceramic (specify) 6 39
Other 5 100
Personal care items 1 1
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Other 2 99

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