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

Makara Beach

Makara beach

12 March 2020

Makara Model School

Katrina Oliver

Overview

B

28

28

10

100m x 10m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

541

Products

541

4458

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 390 1120
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 1 53
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 53 57
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 126 424
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 9
Straws 8 8
Strapping bands & tape 17 25
Shotgun wadding & shells 19 40
Rope 53 273
Plastic utensils 4 10
Plastic bags 2 11
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Lollipop sticks 10 4
Gardening & farming related 3 52
Food wrappers 28 18
Fishing line 29 74
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Bottle neck rings 11 7
Bottle caps & lids 20 53
Glass & Ceramic 110 250
Glass or ceramic fragments 109 142
Bottles & jars 1 108
Paper & Cardboard 10 13
Cardboard boxes 10 13
Metal 9 158
Other Metal 6 154
Unidentifiable metal fragments 3 4
Wood 6 2684
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 2683
Wooden utensils 1 1
Rubber 5 21
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 20
Rubber bands 2 1
Foamed Plastic 5 2
Other Foamed Plastic 5 2
Cloth 4 149
Other cloth 3 78
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 71
Other 2 61
Other 2 61
Materials
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