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

Wainamu Beach - Wainamu

18 August 2020

Whaingaroa Beach Citizen Science Project

Bexie Towle

Overview

A

3

3

0.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

52

Products

104

1185

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 86 38
Resin pellets B N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 49 20
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 3
Straws 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 3 1
Safety & construction related 1 1
Rope 1 1
Lollipop sticks 12 1
Food wrappers 2 1
Fishing line 3 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 6 1
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 3 5
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 8 129
Glass or ceramic fragments 8 129
Foamed Plastic 5 866
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1
Foam sponge 4 865
Rubber 4 151
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 1
Rubber footwear 1 149
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Other Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Materials
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