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

Buffalo Beach

Buffalo beach south

9 February 2019

Mercury Bay Area School

Thomas Everth

Overview

A

15

6.5

5.8

100m x 13m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

25

Products

33

146

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 18 31
Toys, balls & party poppers 1 5
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 1 3
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 5
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 5 0
Food wrappers 5 6
Fishing line 4 11
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Cloth 5 52
Other Cloth 2 33
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 3 19
Rubber 3 26
Condoms 1 N/A
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 26
Metal 3 19
Aluminium drink cans 1 3
Other Metal 2 16
Glass & Ceramic 2 14
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 14
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Wood 1 4
Wooden utensils 1 4
Materials
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