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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Monkey Island - Freedom Camping Site

15 January 2021

Environment Southland

Sorrel O'Connell-Milne

Overview

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5

10.8

5.4

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

198

Products

397

726

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 382 685
Resin pellets A N/A
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 4
Pens & Stationery 3 2
Bottle caps & lids 5 9
Bottles <= 2 L 2 71
Food containers 4 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 182 62
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 8 60
Fishing line 2 1
Fishing gear 5 12
Strapping bands & tape 43 20
Rope 64 398
Food wrappers 17 14
Shotgun wadding & shells 4 12
Gardening & farming related 16 10
Cigarettes, butts & filters 15 1
Straws 3 1
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Other Plastic 3 4
Foamed Plastic 5 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 1
Metal 4 8
Foil wrappers 2 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 7
Paper & Cardboard 2 9
Cardboard boxes 2 9
Fabric & Textiles 2 7
Other cloth 2 7
Glass & Ceramic 2 14
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 14

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