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

Muriwai Beach - Muriwai surf tower

29 September 2020

Kaipara College

Max McKellar

Overview

A

5

3.8

1.3

100m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

76

Products

76

364

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 62 320
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 39 56
Bottle caps & lids 2 10
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 17 120
Food wrappers 2 10
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Bottles <= 2 L 1 123
Cloth 5 6
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 2 3
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 3
Foamed Plastic 3 30
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 30
Rubber 3 2
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 1
Rubber bands 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 3 6
Other Paper & Cardboard 3 6
Materials
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