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

Nga Motu Beach - Nga Motu North

1 August 2020

Rethinking Plastic Revolution

Lorella Doherty

Overview

B

3

1.7

1.4

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

96

Products

191

3509

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 160 913
Resin pellets B N/A
Pens 1 8
Plastic bags 1 456
Clothes pegs 1 5
Fishing line 7 12
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 3
Bottles <= 2 L 4 216
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 5 9
Plastic vehicle parts 1 2
Other Plastic 2 10
Cable ties & zip ties 1 3
Strapping bands & tape 3 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 37 49
Rope 9 61
Cigarette lighters 1 10
Food wrappers 5 18
Plastic utensils 2 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 66 19
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 6 4
Food containers 6 18
Foamed Plastic 8 19
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 4 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 17
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Wood 7 1041
Processed timber & pallet crates 7 1041
Metal 6 1369
Foil wrappers 1 1
Construction material 1 1352
Aluminium drink cans 3 15
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Other 4 6
Personal care items 1 6
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Cloth 3 68
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 44
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 24
Paper & Cardboard 2 22
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 21
Other Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Rubber 1 71
Rubber footwear 1 71
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