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.

Ruakākā racecourse beach

28 June 2022

Patuharakeke Taiao Unit

Ari Carrington

Overview

B

51

31.5

1.3

100m x 19m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

7

Products

14

53

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 10 44
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic vehicle parts 1 13
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 1 6
Drink package rings 1 12
Plastic bags 1 2
Other Plastic 2 5
Food wrappers 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 2 4
Straws 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 3 8
Cups, food trays & wrappers 3 8
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area