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

Sandy Point - Noki Kaik Beach

23 September 2020

Otatara School

Ben Knight

Overview

C

29

63.8

94.5

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

1876

Products

3752

19761

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 3550 8401
Resin pellets A N/A
Straws 9 6
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 2368 4072
Bottles <= 2 L 4 303
Food wrappers 34 27
Strapping bands & tape 137 188
Plastic vehicle parts 1 76
Gardening & farming related 234 456
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 33 43
Fishing line 1 6
Safety & construction related 2 6
Shotgun wadding & shells 222 541
Rope 134 1316
Pens 2 13
Bottle neck rings 25 15
Lollipop sticks 38 19
Bottle caps & lids 226 591
Plastic utensils 4 6
Toys, sport, & recreation 14 41
Clothes pegs 18 36
Plastic bags 1 9
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Cigarette lighters 4 62
Drink package rings 1 23
Fishing gear 25 299
Food containers 7 35
Medical waste 4 18
Other Plastic 1 193
Foamed Plastic 124 201
Polystyrene cups or food packs 15 5
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 31 150
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 78 46
Glass & Ceramic 19 3303
Bottles & jars 4 416
Glass or ceramic fragments 12 29
Other Glass & Ceramic 1 10
Construction material 2 2848
Wood 19 7421
Processed timber & pallet crates 19 7421
Metal 14 250
Aluminium drink cans 1 15
Foil wrappers 13 235
Other 14 26
Other 2 3
Cotton buds 4 2
Personal care items 4 21
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Rubber 12 159
Rubber footwear 2 154
Rubber bands 10 5
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This is the first litter survey in this survey area