Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' 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

Otaki Beach - Otaki river mouth

16 December 2019

Ōtaki Litter Survey Crew

Mary Campbell-Cree

Overview

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4

1.4

2.2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

38

Products

76

1127

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 45 274
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 5 3
Fishing line 2 7
Strapping bands & tape 3 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 5 42
Food containers 2 33
Bottles <= 2 L 1 21
Rope 1 3
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 7
Gardening & farming related 1 45
Medical waste 1 5
Gloves 1 7
Bottle caps & lids 5 12
Straws 1 1
Fibreglass fragments 1 9
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 71
Pens 3 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 6 1
Parking tickets & receipts 3 1
Metal 15 154
Aluminium drink cans 6 58
Unidentifiable metal fragments 3 74
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 5
Construction material 3 17
Glass & Ceramic 5 409
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 5
Bottles & jars 2 404
Cloth 3 48
Other cloth 3 48
Rubber 3 150
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 150
Wood 2 83
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 82
Wooden utensils 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 1 2
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 2
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Foamed Plastic 1 7
Other Foamed Plastic 1 7
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