Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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

3 February 2019

Plastic Bag Free Tairawhiti

Nicky Solomon

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

A

7

3

2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

28

Products

57

1336

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 38 55
Food wrappers 13 6
Plastic bags 2 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Straws 1 1
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 13 13
Toys, balls & party poppers 3 12
Cigarette lighters 1 18
Glass & Ceramic 12 968
Construction material 3 889
Glass or ceramic fragments 9 79
Foamed Plastic 3 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 1
Rubber 2 2
Rubber bands 1 1
Rubber footwear 1 1
Wood 1 304
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 304
Other 1 6
Other 1 6
Materials
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