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.

Pukerua Bay - Pukerua bay pa site

18 June 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

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2

2.0

2.1

100m x 20m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

208

Products

417

4691

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 366 610
Resin pellets A N/A
Mesh bags 1 2
Food wrappers 20 78
Syringes 2 N/A
Plastic utensils 2 34
Straws 9 5
Rope 24 60
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Fishing gear 1 9
Gardening & farming related 4 93
Bottle neck rings 3 1
Strapping bands & tape 2 4
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 226 217
Lollipop sticks 21 9
Clothes pegs 2 4
Bottle caps & lids 28 55
Shotgun wadding & shells 17 35
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 28 507
Glass or ceramic fragments 22 68
Construction material 6 439
Foamed Plastic 12 21
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 4 20
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 8 1
Paper & Cardboard 4 3
Cardboard boxes 4 3
Wood 4 3542
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 3542
Rubber 3 8
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 8

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