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

Waikanae Beach

Waikanae Beach

14 November 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Shawn Elise Tierney

Overview

A

3

1.7

2.7

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

68

Products

137

146

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 117 49
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Safety related 1 1
Straws 2 2
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 3 3
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 4 2
Plastic sheeting 1 1
Food wrappers 18 4
Food containers 1 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 62 6
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 23 26
Foamed Plastic 9 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 8 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 4 4
Paper 4 4
Glass & Ceramic 3 41
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 3
Construction material 2 38
Wood 2 48
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 48
Rubber 2 2
Rubber bands 2 2
Materials
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