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

Okahu Bay

Okahu Bay North East End

25 November 2019

Ngāti Whātua

Marcel Stenning

Overview

A

7

7.2

9.5

100m x 16m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

416

Products

665

1109

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 503 432
Resin pellets A N/A
Cigarette lighters 1 9
Plastic utensils 6 9
Clothes pegs 3 13
Food containers 15 94
Bottle seals & tabs 5 1
Fishing line 11 3
Gloves 1 7
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 4 2
Plastic bags 4 1
Gardening & farming related 5 9
Straws 9 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 50 7
Plastic vehicle parts 18 8
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 20 27
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 173 87
Rope 14 12
Toys, balls & party poppers 18 16
Other Plastic 9 51
Strapping bands 65 37
Cable ties & zip ties 31 24
Food wrappers 41 9
Cloth 51 72
Other Cloth 51 72
Glass & Ceramic 43 243
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 1
Bottles & jars 42 242
Rubber 27 61
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 15 48
Rubber bands 9 10
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 3 3
Other 16 112
Sanitary items 12 N/A
Other 4 112
Wood 10 175
Corks 10 175
Foamed Plastic 6 5
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 2
Other Foamed Plastic 2 1
Ear plugs 2 2
Metal 5 7
Foil wrappers 2 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 4
Other Metal 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 4 2
Fireworks 1 1
Paper 3 1
Materials
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