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

Hokitika Beachfront

25 August 2020

St Mary's School

Casi Agnew

Overview

C

15

15

18.8

100m x 17m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

508

Products

863

13982

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 811 2479
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 80 140
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 669 450
Toys, sport, & recreation 4 68
Straws 4 5
Strapping bands & tape 2 16
Safety & construction related 2 83
Plastic utensils 1 15
Plastic sheeting 2 121
Plastic bags 8 225
Gardening & farming related 7 244
Food containers 2 7
Fishing nets 1 12
Fishing line 1 139
Clothes pegs 1 15
Cigarette lighters 1 21
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 350
Bottles <= 2 L 1 36
Bottle neck rings 2 2
Bottle caps & lids 13 94
Rope 9 436
Foamed Plastic 32 64
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 8 19
Polystyrene cups or food packs 18 27
Foam sponge 6 18
Wood 6 7107
Processed timber & pallet crates 6 7107
Rubber 4 66
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 4 66
Metal 4 333
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 326
Foil wrappers 3 7
Other 3 15
Personal care items 3 15
Cloth 2 11
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 2 11
Glass & Ceramic 1 3907
Construction material 1 3907
Materials
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This is the first litter survey in this survey area