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.

Opunake Main Beach

27 August 2022

Opunake Community Members

Esther Ward-Campbell (SC)

Overview

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6

6.1

1.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

133

Products

266

11426

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 261 521
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids 4 12
Bottle neck rings 3 5
Bottle seals & tabs 2 1
Bottles <= 2 L 1 8
Lollipop sticks 6 10
Food wrappers 9 40
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 16
Food containers 1 5
Gardening & farming related 5 135
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 3 24
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 217 180
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 8 85
Wood 4 10889
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 10889
Foamed Plastic 1 16
Foam sponge 1 16

Materials

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