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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St Kilda - Ocean Beach Domain

20 January 2021

Ocean Youth Ōtepoti

Hanna Ravn

Overview

A

14

6.5

5.9

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

18

Products

36

109

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 8 12
Resin pellets A N/A
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Plastic bags 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 3 6
Paper & Cardboard 8 2
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 2 1
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 6 1
Fabric & Textiles 5 63
Clothing, towels and linen 2 62
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 1
Metal 4 8
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 4 8
Rubber 3 9
Chewing gum 3 9
Other 3 11
Personal care items 1 2
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Paraffin or wax 1 9
Foamed Plastic 3 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 1
Wood 2 3
Wooden utensils 2 3

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