Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ 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 Collection Survey

Waikanae Estuary

Dotterel island

15 June 2019

Waikane Estuary Care Group

Bruce Collet

Overview

B

6

3.9

3.5

100m x 20m

MuddySand

Items per 1,000m2

40

Products

80

7431

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 49 482
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 19 55
Toys, balls & party poppers 1 5
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Rope 6 90
Plastic bags 3 202
Food wrappers 10 33
Fishing line 1 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 2 79
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 4 11
Straws 1 1
Rubber 11 2252
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 1
Tyres 1 2090
Rubber footwear 1 87
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 8 74
Wood 8 4180
Processed timber & pallet crates 8 4180
Cloth 5 304
Other Cloth 5 304
Foamed Plastic 4 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 4 2
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Glass & Ceramic 1 211
Bottles & jars 1 211
Materials
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