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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Okarito Beach - Road End

23 May 2022

Sustainable Coastlines

Bella Herbison

Overview

B

3

1.7

1.1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

18

Products

35

42

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 21 21
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 2 6
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 10 7
Food wrappers 4 2
Food containers 2 2
Rope 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 4 10
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 4 10
Foamed Plastic 4 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 1
Paper & Cardboard 3 1
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 3 1
Metal 2 2
Foil wrappers 2 2
Rubber 1 6
Inner-tubes and rubber sheet 1 6

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area