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

10 September 2020

Rethinking Plastic Revolution

Lorella Doherty

Overview

B

30

17.5

4.2

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

97

Products

194

4880

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 184 2103
Resin pellets A N/A
Cigarettes, butts & filters 114 50
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 79
Bottle caps & lids 9 62
Food wrappers 16 128
Cable ties & zip ties 5 14
Straws 1 1
Food containers 4 176
Fishing gear 9 126
Bottles <= 2 L 6 1413
Lollipop sticks 4 1
Plastic bags 15 53
Foamed Plastic 6 845
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 5 23
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 822
Paper & Cardboard 1 8
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 8
Cloth 1 261
Footwear & shoes 1 261
Metal 1 99
Aluminium drink cans 1 99
Rubber 1 1564
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1564
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