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

Waimairi Beach

Waimairi

18 July 2020

Algalita South Pacific

Tessa Mitchell-Anyon

Overview

B

4

2.3

2.7

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

106

Products

213

2062

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 141 71
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 1 2
Plastic bags 1 7
Rope 1 1
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Food wrappers 4 4
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 23 25
Cigarettes, butts & filters 98 24
Lollipop sticks 5 1
Pens 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 2 1
Food containers 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 2 3
Wood 38 1964
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 3
Other Wood 36 1960
Wooden utensils 1 1
Foamed Plastic 12 14
Other Foamed Plastic 2 6
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 7 5
Paper & Cardboard 8 3
Other Paper & Cardboard 8 3
Cloth 7 6
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 7 6
Rubber 5 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 5 1
Other 1 1
Personal care items 1 1
Metal 1 2
Foil wrappers 1 2
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site