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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Ngarunui beach

19 October 2020

Whaingaroa Beach Citizen Science Project

Bexie Towle

Overview

A

5

9.7

3.9

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

52

Products

103

390

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 71 93
Resin pellets B N/A
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 52 32
Strapping bands & tape 3 1
Rope 2 2
Fishing gear 1 2
Bottle caps & lids 5 8
Food wrappers 2 4
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 38
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Food containers 1 2
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Fishing nets 1 1
Foamed Plastic 32 297
Foam sponge 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 31 296

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area