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

National Aquarium of NZ

Outfall south side

19 November 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

B

3

1.4

0.9

100m x 20m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

41

Products

82

37

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 39 18
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 22 4
Toys, balls & party poppers 3 1
Straws 1 1
Food containers 1 1
Rope 2 1
Plastic bags 1 4
Food wrappers 8 5
Paper & Cardboard 24 8
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 1
Fireworks 15 6
Cardboard boxes & fragments 8 1
Foamed Plastic 9 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 9 1
Metal 6 8
Foil wrappers 5 1
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 7
Other 3 0
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Wood 1 2
Wooden utensils 1 2
Materials
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