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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Waimairi Beach - stormwater pipe

10 March 2021

Algalita South Pacific

Owen Dabkowski

Overview

B

5

4.0

4.2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

176

Products

351

825

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 290 101
Resin pellets B N/A
Strapping bands & tape 2 1
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 2 1
Pens & Stationery 1 1
Food containers 1 1
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 220 33
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 48 45
Food wrappers 3 9
Bottle caps & lids 8 7
Hangers & retail packaging 1 1
Foamed Plastic 32 21
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Foam glazier spacers 1 1
Foam sponge 4 6
Other Foamed Plastic 1 12
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 25 1
Wood 16 672
Other Wood (specify) 4 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 9 666
Wooden utensils 3 5
Rubber 6 28
Rubber bands 1 1
Other Rubber (specify) 1 1
Sports & Recreation 4 26
Fabric & Textiles 2 1
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 1
Metal 2 1
Foil wrappers 2 1
Paper & Cardboard 2 1
Fireworks 2 1
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A

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