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

Waikanae Estuary

Dotterel island

13 March 2020

Waikanae Estuary Care Group

Bruce Collett

Overview

A

3

2.3

1

100m x 20m

Mud

Items per 1,000m2

18

Products

35

185

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 32 94
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottles <= 2 L 1 39
Food containers 1 2
Food wrappers 15 16
Gloves 1 8
Pens 1 5
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 4 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 4 1
Other Plastic 4 19
Foamed Plastic 1 2
Foam sponge 1 2
Metal 1 3
Aluminium drink cans 1 3
Wood 1 86
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 86
Materials
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