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 Beach

Waikanae Beach

6 June 2020

Plastic Bag Free Tairawhiti

Sandy Britain

Overview

B

5

6.6

1.4

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

98

Products

195

10338

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 101 209
Resin pellets A N/A
Food containers 5 43
Plastic bags 3 1
Cigarette lighters 4 56
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Bottles <= 2 L 1 24
Clothes pegs 1 2
Straws 2 6
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 9 8
Cigarettes, butts & filters 19 5
Bottle caps & lids 11 25
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 5
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Food wrappers 12 15
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 25 12
Lollipop sticks 3 2
Foamed Plastic 49 31
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 36 5
Foam sponge 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 9 23
Ear plugs 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 1
Glass & Ceramic 15 700
Construction material 8 568
Glass or ceramic fragments 7 132
Wood 11 9059
Wooden utensils 1 2
Processed timber & pallet crates 10 9057
Paper & Cardboard 10 182
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 10 182
Other 8 134
Other 8 134
Metal 1 23
Aluminium drink cans 1 23
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