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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Okains Bay Beach - River Mouth

24 August 2022

Enviroschools Canterbury

Toni Watts

Overview

A

12

6.0

6.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

19

Products

38

1256

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 26 95
Resin pellets A N/A
Clothes pegs 1 3
Rope 12 74
Pens & Stationery 1 2
Food wrappers 2 9
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 3 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 3 4
Other Plastic 1 1
Fishing nets 3 1
Fabric & Textiles 10 1058
Footwear & shoes 1 764
Clothing, towels and linen 4 243
Canvas, sailcloth & sacking (hessian) 2 46
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 5
Metal 1 87
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 87
Paper & Cardboard 1 16
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 16

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