Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' 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

Waikouaiti - Matanaka Beach end

11 July 2020

One Coast Otago

Ruth Ferguson

Overview

B

10

11.8

5.2

300m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

51

Products

308

18661

Type Count Weight (g)
Foamed Plastic 195 58
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 141 31
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 52 26
Ear plugs 2 1
Plastic 88 352
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 4 6
Food wrappers 2 1
Plastic utensils 1 5
Gardening & farming related 16 161
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 25 30
Rope 4 76
Lollipop sticks 4 5
Bottle caps & lids 8 23
Shotgun wadding & shells 11 30
Clothes pegs 1 1
Pens 2 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 6 3
Fishing gear 2 8
Wood 12 3323
Processed timber & pallet crates 11 3313
Corks 1 10
Glass & Ceramic 10 14885
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 9
Bottles & jars 2 76
Construction material 7 14800
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 1
Other 1 14
Personal care items 1 14
Metal 1 28
Foil wrappers 1 28
Materials
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This is the first litter survey in this survey area