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 Survey

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Waihi Beach Surf Club

13 September 2020

Sustainable Coastlines

Shelley Butt

Overview

B

11

11.2

3.4

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

64

Products

129

86

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 86 46
Resin pellets B N/A
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Plastic bags 1 1
Gardening & farming related 2 7
Pens & Stationery 1 1
Clothes pegs 1 2
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 5
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 6 1
Food wrappers 7 1
Other Plastic 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 45 8
Fishing line 2 5
Rope 7 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Bottle caps & lids 2 7
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Paper & Cardboard 15 2
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 15 2
Wood 8 8
Other Wood (specify) 6 7
Wooden utensils 2 1
Metal 7 19
Unidentifiable metal fragments 0 N/A
Fishing related 2 15
Aluminium drink cans 5 4
Foamed Plastic 4 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 1
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Other 4 0
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Glass & Ceramic 4 8
Bottles & jars 4 8
Fabric & Textiles 1 1
Other cloth 1 1

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area