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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Ohawe Beach

10 June 2022

Enviroschools Taranaki

Esther Ward-Cambell

Overview

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9

11.3

1.6

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

26

Products

52

3930

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 18 763
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 1 4
Straws 1 7
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Rope 1 32
Plastic bags 1 61
Food wrappers 4 25
Fishing gear 1 13
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 248
Bottles <= 2 L 1 353
Bottle caps & lids 1 10
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 2 5
Wood 14 2300
Processed timber & pallet crates 14 2300
Foamed Plastic 7 17
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 4 13
Foam sponge 2 2
Glass & Ceramic 6 422
Light globes/bulbs 1 2
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 48
Bottles & jars 2 372
Metal 3 340
Construction material 2 319
Aluminium drink cans 1 21
Fabric & Textiles 2 60
Other cloth 1 8
Clothing, towels and linen 1 52
Paper & Cardboard 1 22
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 22
Rubber 1 6
Rubber footwear 1 6

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area