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 - Pilots beach

9 March 2021

Royal Albatross Centre

Laura Findlay

Overview

B

43

10.8

7.5

100m x 10m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

121

Products

121

1129

Type Count Weight (g)
Foamed Plastic 68 11
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 68 11
Plastic 42 126
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 9 1
Parking tickets & receipts 2 1
Food containers 3 3
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 2
Bottle caps & lids 3 8
Gardening & farming related 4 2
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 2 2
Food wrappers 8 24
Fishing line 2 79
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Straws 2 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 4 1
Wood 7 985
Processed timber & pallet crates 7 985
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Cardboard boxes 1 1
Rubber 1 1
Sports & Recreation 1 1
Metal 1 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Other 1 3
Appliances & electronics 1 3

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