Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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

Makara Beach

Makara beach

14 February 2019

Makara Model School

Katrina Oliver

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

30

12

15

100m x 16m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

318

Products

508

2329

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 445 1177
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 125 236
Fishing gear 4 16
Other Plastic 2 136
Plastic bags 3 15
Safety related 7 25
Plastic utensils 1 5
Food containers 7 22
Bottle neck rings 4 5
Food wrappers 74 129
Rope 91 302
Fishing line 37 51
Shotgun wadding & shells 12 32
Toys, balls & party poppers 10 75
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 21 50
Clothes pegs 6 10
Cable ties & zip ties 4 7
Bottle seals & tabs 5 1
Strapping bands 16 40
Mesh bags 2 11
Straws 14 9
Metal 23 354
Unidentifiable metal fragments 2 152
Aluminium drink cans 3 17
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 14 94
Fishing related 3 2
Tableware 1 89
Other 8 0
Sanitary items 8 N/A
Glass & Ceramic 8 259
Bottles & jars 1 198
Glass or ceramic fragments 7 61
Wood 7 352
Wooden utensils 1 2
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 349
Matches and wooden fireworks parts 4 1
Paper & Cardboard 6 6
Paper 6 6
Rubber 4 46
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 28
Other Rubber 1 18
Cloth 4 110
Other Cloth 2 30
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 68
Backpacks & bags 1 12
Foamed Plastic 3 25
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 25
Materials
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