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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Hokio Beach - South Side of the Estuary

9 March 2021

Horowhenua Learning Centre

Sally Tabram

Overview

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10

4.5

6.4

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

107

Products

214

1844

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 150 1564
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 4 1
Gardening & farming related 2 15
Fishing line 2 1
Plastic utensils 1 2
Rope 16 46
Safety & construction related 3 12
Strapping bands & tape 4 6
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 49 225
Bottles <= 2 L 1 45
Gloves 4 34
Straws 2 3
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 5
Bottle caps & lids 5 10
Plastic vehicle parts 2 1110
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 41 27
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Other Plastic 8 19
Paper & Cardboard 24 45
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 24 45
Metal 14 50
Fishing related 1 5
Foil wrappers 7 2
Unidentifiable metal fragments 6 43
Other 9 7
Personal care items 2 7
Sanitary items 7 N/A
Foamed Plastic 7 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 7 3
Rubber 4 96
Rubber bands 2 1
Rubber gloves 1 19
Rubber footwear 1 76
Glass & Ceramic 3 2
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 2
Fabric & Textiles 3 77
Clothing, towels and linen 1 73
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1
Carpet & furnishing 1 3

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