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

Patea Beach

Waitangi ship wreck

8 August 2019

Patea Area School

Kate Paris

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

25

14

2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

41

Products

82

33

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 76 31
Resin pellets B N/A
Straws 2 2
Food wrappers 2 2
Cigarette lighters 1 10
Fishing line 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 67 14
Clothes pegs 1 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 2 1
Foamed Plastic 6 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 5 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Materials
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