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

Waituna Lagoon

Waituna Lagoon

24 June 2020

Southern Institute of Technology

Kelli Gerritsen

Overview

B

15

7.3

5.8

100m x 13m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

47

Products

61

214

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 49 146
Resin pellets A N/A
Strapping bands & tape 1 7
Gardening & farming related 7 21
Other Plastic 1 1
Food wrappers 1 1
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 2 9
Rope 1 5
Mesh bags 1 12
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 10 7
Shotgun wadding & shells 24 82
Metal 7 40
Aluminium drink cans 7 40
Glass & Ceramic 3 27
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 27
Rubber 2 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 1
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site