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 - Portobello South (Pipe cove)

4 March 2020

NZ Marine Studies Centre

Aless Smith

Overview

A

9

2.3

1.7

100m x 10m

Rock Rubble

Items per 1,000m2

79

Products

79

770

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 42 85
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Cosmetics and medical packaging 2 3
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Safety & construction related 1 3
Bottle caps & lids 7 11
Bottles <= 2 L 1 42
Other Plastic 1 1
Plastic sheeting 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 6 2
Rope 1 1
Plastic utensils 1 3
Straws 4 3
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Food containers 3 7
Food wrappers 9 3
Glass & Ceramic 32 170
Bottles & jars 32 170
Wood 3 454
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 454
Rubber 1 60
Sports & Recreation 1 60
Other 1 1
Appliances & electronics 1 1

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