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

Muriwai Beach

Muriwai surf tower

7 December 2019

Kaipara College

Max McKellar

Overview

B

3

1.5

2.3

100m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

76

Products

76

121

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 65 90
Resin pellets B N/A
Bottle caps & lids 3 6
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 14 10
Fishing line 3 1
Food wrappers 1 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 1 1
Plastic bags 3 1
Toys & sports related 1 49
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 37 19
Cloth 8 21
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 20
Rope, line or string (natural) 7 1
Paper & Cardboard 2 8
Cardboard boxes & fragments 2 8
Metal 1 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Materials
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