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

Purakaunui Bay

Purakaunui Bay

13 July 2020

Purakaunui Bay Litter Monitoring Group

Duncan Eddy

Overview

B

4

6

0.9

1000m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

3

Products

67

18562

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 23 236
Resin pellets B N/A
Bottles <= 2 L 1 6
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 7 56
Bottle caps & lids 2 3
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 3 8
Parking tickets & receipts 1 2
Food wrappers 4 6
Rope 4 154
Paper & Cardboard 21 20
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 1
Other Paper & Cardboard 20 19
Wood 11 5224
Corks 1 2
Processed timber & pallet crates 10 5222
Other 5 0
Sanitary items 5 N/A
Rubber 4 12845
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 83
Rubber footwear 1 8
Tyres 2 12754
Metal 2 22
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 19
Foamed Plastic 1 215
Foam buoys 1 215
Materials
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