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

Piha - Surfers carpark beach

28 September 2020

Piha Surf Life Saving

Bjorn Battaerd

Overview

A

12

7.4

5.2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

52

Products

103

379

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 72 45
Resin pellets B N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 19
Food wrappers 6 1
Gardening & farming related 1 2
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 4
Bottle caps & lids 2 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 37 11
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 15 3
Rope 1 1
Wood 8 179
Processed timber & pallet crates 8 179
Foamed Plastic 7 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 5 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 1
Paper & Cardboard 7 12
Fireworks 3 6
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 1 1
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 3 5
Other 4 85
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Paraffin or wax 1 85
Glass & Ceramic 2 2
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 2
Metal 2 4
Other Metal 1 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Cloth 1 50
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 50
Materials
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This is the first litter survey in this survey area