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

Maraetai Beach

Maraetai north

22 May 2020

Sustainable Coastlines

Shawn Elise Tierney

Overview

A

4

2.9

2.1

100m x 16m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

140

Products

224

469

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 142 70
Resin pellets B N/A
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 3
Fishing gear 1 2
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Other Plastic 1 10
Cable ties & zip ties 4 5
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 20 9
Strapping bands & tape 5 2
Fishing line 1 1
Food containers 3 1
Rope 10 15
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 13 1
Lollipop sticks 4 2
Food wrappers 6 1
Bottle caps & lids 5 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 66 11
Glass & Ceramic 44 150
Construction material 1 29
Glass or ceramic fragments 43 121
Paper & Cardboard 9 4
Cups, food trays & wrappers 9 4
Wood 7 162
Wooden utensils 2 3
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 159
Foamed Plastic 7 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 3 1
Ear plugs 1 1
Rubber 6 6
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 2
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 4 3
Rubber bands 1 1
Metal 6 72
Tableware 1 64
Foil wrappers 4 1
Construction material 1 7
Cloth 3 2
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1
Rope, line or string (natural) 2 1
Materials
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