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 Survey

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Otago Peninsula - Macandrew Bay Beach

28 February 2020

Macandrew Bay School

Matt Direen

Overview

A

31

8.8

14.9

58m x 14m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

48

Products

39

99

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 25 22
Resin pellets B N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 5 1
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Straws 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 2 1
Food wrappers 1 1
Pens & Stationery 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 8 2
Gardening & farming related 1 8
Bottle caps & lids 1 2
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 1
Strapping bands & tape 1 2
Wood 5 33
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 31
Wooden utensils 1 2
Rubber 2 4
Rubber bands 2 4
Fabric & Textiles 2 26
Other cloth 1 18
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 8
Paper & Cardboard 2 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 1
Glass & Ceramic 2 10
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 10
Metal 1 3
Construction material 1 3

Materials

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