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.

Punakaiki - McMillians Road

26 May 2022

Sustainable Coastlines

Bella Herbison

Overview

B

8

4.4

1.2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

24

Products

48

58

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 37 42
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 7 4
Safety & construction related 2 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 14 11
Plastic sheeting 8 11
Rope 5 11
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 1 4
Foamed Plastic 4 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 4 1
Fabric & Textiles 3 10
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 9
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 1
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Wood 1 4
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 4
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