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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Okahu Bay - Okahu Bay South East End

22 November 2020

Ocean Youth Ambassadors

Emma Ferguson

Overview

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9

7.4

11.3

100m x 9m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

486

Products

437

4948

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 281 148
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic bags 1 10
Plastic sheeting 1 1
Food wrappers 8 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 109 43
Hangers & retail packaging 4 1
Safety & construction related 4 2
Food containers 3 3
Rope 1 2
Gardening & farming related 2 2
Cable ties & zip ties 9 7
Plastic utensils 4 4
Straws 2 1
Strapping bands & tape 21 9
Bottle caps & lids 5 11
Cigarettes, butts & filters 10 2
Clothes pegs 2 2
Toys, sport, & recreation 13 18
Other Plastic 28 14
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 28 2
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Fishing line 4 2
Plastic vehicle parts 20 9
Glass & Ceramic 70 3746
Glass or ceramic fragments 65 201
Construction material 5 3545
Fabric & Textiles 46 304
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 43 226
Clothing, towels and linen 2 77
Other cloth 1 1
Rubber 15 15
Other Rubber (specify) 5 5
Chewing gum 1 1
Sports & Recreation 2 1
Rubber bands 7 8
Foamed Plastic 11 5
Other Foamed Plastic 1 4
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 10 1
Wood 7 728
Other Wood (specify) 7 728
Other 4 0
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Paper & Cardboard 2 1
Fireworks 2 1
Metal 1 1
Aluminium drink cans 1 1

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