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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Mount Maunganui - Camping ground

17 January 2021

For the love of oceans

Cathy Allan

Overview

A

7

3.5

0.8

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

68

Products

136

768

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 101 394
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 7 4
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 19 10
Safety & construction related 1 3
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 9
Bottle caps & lids 1 1
Straws 3 4
Toys, sport, & recreation 6 315
Shotgun wadding & shells 3 3
Rope 1 2
Plastic bags 2 13
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Food wrappers 25 10
Fishing line 4 9
Cigarettes, butts & filters 20 6
Bottle seals & tabs 2 1
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Gardening & farming related 2 1
Foamed Plastic 12 4
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1
Other Foamed Plastic 9 2
Ear plugs 2 1
Other 10 0
Sanitary items 10 N/A
Fabric & Textiles 4 3
Canvas, sailcloth & sacking (hessian) 1 1
Clothing, towels and linen 3 2
Metal 4 38
Aluminium drink cans 4 38
Rubber 2 290
Rubber footwear 2 290
Wood 2 38
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 37
Wooden utensils 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 1 1

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