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

Anakiwa

Anakiwa Bay

25 October 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

A

3

1.5

1

100m x 14m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

16

Products

23

167

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 11 12
Resin pellets A N/A
Food containers 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 6 6
Medical waste 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Food wrappers 2 1
Glass & Ceramic 7 59
Construction material 1 26
Glass or ceramic fragments 6 33
Metal 3 92
Unidentifiable metal fragments 2 89
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Rubber 1 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Other 1 3
Paraffin or wax 1 3
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site