Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ 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 Collection Survey

Pauatahanui Inlet

Motukaraka point (east side)

24 September 2019

Pauatahanui School

Becky Spencer

Overview

A

28

14.9

3.2

100m x 12m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

144

Products

173

4546

Type Count Weight (g)
Glass & Ceramic 115 1475
Other Glass & Ceramic 1 73
Glass or ceramic fragments 114 1402
Plastic 39 244
Resin pellets A N/A
Gardening & farming related 4 40
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 7 10
Cigarette lighters 1 20
Plastic bags 1 76
Food containers 2 7
Straws 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 6
Food wrappers 21 83
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Metal 5 50
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 3
Aluminium drink cans 3 41
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 1 6
Wood 4 2700
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 2700
Foamed Plastic 4 21
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 20
Cloth 2 36
Other Cloth 2 36
Paper & Cardboard 2 20
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 20
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Materials
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