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

Otaki Beach

Otaki Surf Club

16 December 2019

Ōtaki Litter Survey Crew

Mary Campbell-Cree

Overview

A

4

1.5

1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

21

Products

42

1162

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 29 145
Resin pellets A N/A
Toys, balls & party poppers 3 45
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 1 30
Other Plastic 1 18
Fishing gear 1 5
Food wrappers 11 39
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 9 5
Straws 1 1
Fishing nets 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Cloth 5 606
Carpet & furnishing 1 32
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 4 574
Rubber 3 176
Other Rubber 1 58
Rubber footwear 2 118
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Glass & Ceramic 1 231
Bottles & jars 1 231
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Metal 1 3
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Materials
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