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

beach-icon Beach.

Karitane Beach - North end

21 January 2021

Enviroschools Otago

Jennie Upton

Overview

A

2

0.8

0.8

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

14

Products

27

188

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 16 113
Resin pellets A N/A
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 6 55
Rope 5 56
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 1
Metal 7 70
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Tableware 1 27
Other Metal 4 41
Foil wrappers 1 1
Rubber 2 2
Rubber bands 1 1
Chewing gum 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 1 2
Backpacks & bags 1 2

Materials

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