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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Sandy Point - Noki Kaik Beach

7 December 2020

Otatara School

Tracey Maclennan

Overview

C

55

82.5

159

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

1050

Products

2099

4366

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 2009 3237
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic sheeting 25 150
Fishing line 1 1
Gardening & farming related 165 631
Plastic bags 12 60
Other Plastic 3 18
Plastic utensils 5 9
Food wrappers 6 5
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 30 9
Food containers 4 29
Fishing gear 13 286
Bottle neck rings 13 6
Bottles <= 2 L 2 129
Bottle caps & lids 39 99
Rope 74 220
Toys, sport, & recreation 6 24
Straws 6 3
Cigarette lighters 2 35
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 74 169
Lollipop sticks 6 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 1477 1321
Strapping bands & tape 44 28
Pens & Stationery 1 1
Foamed Plastic 34 53
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 16
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 9 2
Polystyrene cups or food packs 3 1
Other Foamed Plastic 19 34
Glass & Ceramic 19 80
Bottles & jars 19 80
Other 17 47
Personal care items 8 45
Cotton buds 9 2
Rubber 10 3
Rubber bands 10 3
Wood 6 924
Processed timber & pallet crates 6 924
Metal 3 20
Unidentifiable metal fragments 2 2
Aluminium drink cans 1 18
Fabric & Textiles 1 2
Other cloth 1 2

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