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

beach-icon Beach.

Ruakaka - Surfclub

23 November 2020

Northland Regional Council

Nick Bamford

Overview

A

3

1

0.6

50m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

56

Products

28

938

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 21 26
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids 2 3
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Fishing line 4 2
Food wrappers 2 1
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 5
Rope 1 2
Strapping bands & tape 1 6
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 4 4
Metal 2 5
Fishing related 2 5
Paper & Cardboard 2 1
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 2 1
Wood 2 905
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 905
Fabric & Textiles 1 1
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 1

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area