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

Purakaunui - Purakaunui Beach

26 September 2020

Purakaunui Bay Litter Monitoring Group

Duncan Eddy

Overview

B

3

5.6

2.8

1000m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

4

Products

77

26111

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 43 451
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 1 14
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 5
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 14 75
Rope 5 225
Plastic vehicle parts 1 8
Gardening & farming related 3 70
Food wrappers 4 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Cigarette lighters 2 40
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 3 8
Strapping bands & tape 2 1
Wood 26 25421
Processed timber & pallet crates 25 25400
Wooden utensils 1 21
Rubber 3 7
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 1
Rubber footwear 1 5
Chewing gum 1 1
Foamed Plastic 3 5
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 5
Glass & Ceramic 1 215
Bottles & jars 1 215
Other 1 12
Personal care items 1 12
Materials
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