Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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 Collection Survey

Ruby Bay

Mapua primary east end ruby bay

26 July 2019

Mapua School

Emma Ryder

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

35

26

9

100m x 20m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

50

Products

100

1194

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 36 439
Construction material 5 366
Glass or ceramic fragments 31 73
Plastic 31 160
Resin pellets A N/A
Fishing line 1 1
Gardening & farming related 1 27
Strapping bands 2 3
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 2 5
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 8 35
Straws 3 2
Food wrappers 8 38
Rope 4 45
Food containers 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Foamed Plastic 21 41
Other Foamed Plastic 3 9
Ear plugs 2 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 6 14
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 10 15
Wood 7 392
Processed timber & pallet crates 7 392
Metal 5 162
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 2 119
Aluminium drink cans 3 43
Materials
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