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 March 2020

Kaipara College

Max McKellar

Overview

A

5

3.8

1.7

100m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

60

Products

60

59

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 46 15
Resin pellets A N/A
Rope 3 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 5 1
Food wrappers 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 36 9
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 8 4
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 8 4
Metal 2 5
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 5
Cloth 2 31
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 29
Other cloth 1 2
Wood 1 3
Wooden utensils 1 3
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Materials
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