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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Purakaunui - Purakaunui Beach

19 November 2020

Purakaunui Bay Litter Monitoring Group

Duncan Eddy

Overview

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3

4.5

2.5

1000m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

3

Products

61

4765

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 28 225
Resin pellets A N/A
Rope 7 100
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 3
Other Plastic 1 26
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 3 2
Food wrappers 2 20
Straws 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Safety & construction related 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 1 4
Gardening & farming related 1 20
Bottle caps & lids 4 22
Lollipop sticks 3 1
Cigarette lighters 1 19
Plastic bags 1 3
Rubber 18 99
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 1
Other Rubber (specify) 8 93
Rubber bands 9 5
Wood 5 3845
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 3845
Other 5 1
Cotton buds 1 1
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Metal 3 358
Foil wrappers 1 7
Aluminium drink cans 2 351
Glass & Ceramic 1 236
Bottles & jars 1 236
Fabric & Textiles 1 1
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1

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