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

Whitireia Park

Onehunga Bay

3 August 2019

Whitireia Park Litter Monitoring Group

Jordana Pointon-Haimona

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

7

8

4

100m x 19m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

132

Products

251

11317

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 108 226
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 16 25
Toys, balls & party poppers 2 25
Straws 1 1
Strapping bands 3 3
Rope 3 3
Plastic bags 17 19
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 6 1
Gardening & farming related 3 31
Food wrappers 16 6
Fishing line 2 92
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Cable ties & zip ties 3 1
Bottle seals & tabs 3 2
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 28 15
Glass & Ceramic 90 377
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 7
Bottles & jars 88 370
Wood 17 438
Processed timber & pallet crates 16 429
Corks 1 9
Foamed Plastic 14 6
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 11 4
Foam sponge 2 1
Paper & Cardboard 6 6
Paper 6 6
Rubber 5 16
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 14
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 3 2
Cloth 5 246
Other Cloth 4 20
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 226
Other 4 10000
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Other 1 10000
Metal 2 2
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 1 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Materials
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