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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Kaka Point - Kaka Point Surf Lifesaving Club

17 January 2021

Ocean Youth Ōtepoti

Joy Knight

Overview

B

2

0.7

0.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

10

Products

21

1383

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 10 51
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 3 30
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Bottle caps & lids 1 3
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 1 2
Parking tickets & receipts 2 5
Food containers 1 7
Foamed Plastic 3 4
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 3
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Wood 2 1164
Wooden utensils 1 2
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 1162
Fabric & Textiles 2 143
Clothing, towels and linen 2 143
Paper & Cardboard 1 7
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 7
Metal 1 14
Aluminium drink cans 1 14

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