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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Picnic Bay, Mangawhai Heads

4 November 2020

Sustainable Coastlines

Stephanie Gibson

Overview

B

9

5.6

4.5

100m x 18m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

44

Products

80

327

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 59 36
Resin pellets B N/A
Food wrappers 2 1
Safety & construction related 1 1
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 2
Plastic bags 1 10
Plastic sheeting 1 1
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 13 10
Bottle caps & lids 3 4
Cigarettes, butts & filters 33 5
Fishing line 2 1
Foamed Plastic 11 2
Foam sponge 3 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 8 1
Paper & Cardboard 3 7
Cups, food trays & wrappers 3 7
Fabric & Textiles 3 60
Clothing, towels and linen 3 60
Metal 3 7
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 7
Glass & Ceramic 1 215
Bottles & jars 1 215

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area