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

Oakura Beach

Corbett Park

30 October 2019

Taranaki Conservationists

Dominique Scarf

Overview

B

18

18

3.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

104

Products

208

1706

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 152 385
Resin pellets B N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 104 99
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 5
Syringes 1 N/A
Rope 2 1
Medical waste 2 11
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 6 1
Food wrappers 8 30
Fishing line 2 2
Fishing gear 2 11
Cigarettes, butts & filters 6 1
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 8 12
Baskets, crates & trays 1 24
Strapping bands 8 188
Glass & Ceramic 21 15
Bottles & jars 21 15
Paper & Cardboard 6 26
Cardboard boxes & fragments 6 26
Metal 6 9
Metal vehicle parts 1 1
Foil wrappers 2 4
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 4
Cloth 6 9
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 3 5
Carpet & furnishing 3 4
Other 6 0
Sanitary items 6 N/A
Foamed Plastic 5 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 5 2
Wood 4 1238
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 1225
Other Wood 1 13
Rubber 2 22
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 21
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Materials
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