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

Purakaunui Bay

Purakaunui Bay

5 December 2019

Purakaunui Bay Litter Monitoring Group

Ben Knight

Overview

A

3

5.2

1.5

1000m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

4

Products

83

2879

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 67 525
Resin pellets A N/A
Rope 12 389
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Food wrappers 9 10
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Other Plastic 1 2
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 3 9
Plastic utensils 1 38
Bottle caps & lids 15 40
Food containers 2 7
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 20 27
Metal 5 262
Metal vehicle parts 1 200
Aluminium drink cans 1 57
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 4
Other Metal 1 1
Wood 5 1872
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 1872
Foamed Plastic 2 7
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 6
Foam sponge 1 1
Cloth 2 205
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 2 205
Rubber 2 8
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 7
Rubber bands 1 1
Materials
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