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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Middleton Bay

7 September 2022

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Tamarongo

Esther Ward-Campbell (SC)

Overview

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15

16.3

6.0

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

34

Products

67

11481

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 40 296
Resin pellets A N/A
Fishing line 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 14 20
Plastic bags 1 31
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 17 73
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Straws 1 1
Food containers 1 5
Bottle caps & lids 1 5
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Bottles <= 2 L 1 58
Other Plastic 1 99
Metal 6 7046
Other Metal 1 3022
Construction material 4 4022
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Glass & Ceramic 6 1106
Glass or ceramic fragments 4 102
Bottles & jars 2 1004
Foamed Plastic 5 5
Foam sponge 1 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 4 3
Wood 5 1558
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 1558
Fabric & Textiles 2 1042
Clothing, towels and linen 1 1040
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 2
Other 2 418
Appliances & electronics 2 418
Rubber 1 10
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 10

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area