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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Opunake Main Beach

8 June 2022

St Josephs Ōpunake

Esther Ward-Cambell

Overview

B

25

50.0

4.1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

246

Products

492

8206

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 449 4657
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 18 52
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 318 512
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 4 17
Syringes 1 N/A
Straws 1 2
Shotgun wadding & shells 9 24
Lollipop sticks 12 5
Gardening & farming related 36 3883
Food wrappers 1 1
Food containers 1 7
Fishing line 3 37
Clothes pegs 5 10
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 2
Bottle seals & tabs 7 9
Bottle neck rings 4 6
Bottle caps & lids 27 77
Plastic vehicle parts 1 13
Foamed Plastic 28 28
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 18 14
Foam sponge 10 14
Wood 8 3240
Processed timber & pallet crates 6 3235
Wooden utensils 2 5
Glass & Ceramic 3 210
Bottles & jars 3 210
Rubber 2 5
Inner-tubes and rubber sheet 2 5
Fabric & Textiles 2 66
Rope, line or string (natural) 2 66

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area