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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Awhitu Peninsula - Karioitahi Beach

22 November 2020

Awhitu Beachcare

Emma Thomas

Overview

A

7

7.6

2.1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

20

Products

39

174

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 27 58
Resin pellets A N/A
Food containers 3 8
Bottle caps & lids 2 3
Fishing line 3 3
Fishing gear 1 21
Rope 2 1
Food wrappers 7 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Pens & Stationery 1 1
Clothes pegs 2 6
Plastic bags 5 8
Rubber 3 4
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 3
Sports & Recreation 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 3 18
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 2 10
Fireworks 1 8
Foamed Plastic 3 15
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 15
Metal 2 78
Fishing related 1 77
Foil wrappers 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 1 1
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1

Materials

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