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

27 February 2020

Purakaunui Bay Litter Monitoring Group

Duncan Eddy

Overview

B

2

4.4

0.4

1000m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

4

Products

85

19351

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 48 208
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 2 8
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Food wrappers 9 7
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 14 24
Food containers 2 12
Rope 6 42
Medical waste 1 5
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 2 10
Gardening & farming related 1 79
Bottle caps & lids 8 16
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Wood 23 18870
Processed timber & pallet crates 23 18870
Rubber 6 46
Rubber bands 2 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 4 45
Foamed Plastic 3 4
Foam sponge 1 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 1
Other 2 0
Faeces 1 N/A
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Paper & Cardboard 2 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 1
Glass & Ceramic 1 222
Bottles & jars 1 222
Materials
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