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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Otago Peninsula - Portobello South (Pipe cove)

22 January 2021

Ocean Youth Ōtepoti

Nora Quigley

Overview

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17m x 10m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

712

Products

121

1610

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 102 220
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 35 34
Clothes pegs 1 3
Gardening & farming related 1 4
Cigarette lighters 1 6
Plastic utensils 1 1
Food containers 3 32
Food wrappers 8 3
Safety & construction related 5 9
Bottle caps & lids 12 34
Bottle seals & tabs 4 2
Pens & Stationery 1 7
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Lollipop sticks 7 2
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Bottles <= 2 L 1 62
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 14 15
Straws 5 4
Foamed Plastic 10 7
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 9 6
Foam glazier spacers 1 1
Wood 5 1359
Other Wood (specify) 1 35
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 1324
Paper & Cardboard 3 24
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 23
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 1
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A

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