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

Hongoeka Bay

Hongoeka Beach

9 November 2019

Hongoeka Marae

Ben Knight

Overview

B

14

5.6

7.9

100m x 17m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

106

Products

181

8322

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 71 836
Resin pellets A N/A
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 3 3
Clothes pegs 1 2
Straws 1 1
Plastic vehicle parts 1 17
Gardening & farming related 2 204
Toys, balls & party poppers 2 4
Fishing nets 1 185
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 15 68
Food wrappers 16 62
Rope 5 132
Fishing line 6 42
Plastic bags 1 3
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 1 25
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 1 6
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 4
Pens 2 1
Food containers 9 75
Wood 33 3780
Processed timber & pallet crates 33 3780
Glass & Ceramic 26 3062
Glass or ceramic fragments 5 9
Construction material 21 3053
Paper & Cardboard 23 17
Fireworks 14 5
Cardboard boxes & fragments 3 8
Paper 6 4
Metal 17 171
Other Metal 3 6
Foil wrappers 7 4
Aluminium drink cans 2 45
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 3
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 2 109
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 4
Cloth 7 439
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 128
Other Cloth 6 311
Other 2 13
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Other 1 13
Foamed Plastic 1 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 3
Rubber 1 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site