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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Kaiti Beach - North end

17 March 2021

Gisborne Central

Nicola Heuser

Overview

A

16

9.9

16.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

80

Products

160

1974

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 107 162
Resin pellets A N/A
Toys, sport, & recreation 5 1
Rope 3 4
Plastic sheeting 4 1
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Clothes pegs 1 5
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 33 86
Food containers 7 16
Cigarettes, butts & filters 8 2
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Food wrappers 22 11
Straws 1 3
Bottle caps & lids 4 12
Cigarette lighters 1 14
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 15 5
Foamed Plastic 14 3
Polystyrene cups or food packs 9 2
Foam sponge 5 1
Paper & Cardboard 14 37
Cups, food trays & wrappers 11 3
Cardboard boxes 2 19
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 1 15
Metal 12 42
Foil wrappers 6 12
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 4 10
Construction material 2 20
Wood 5 1529
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 1520
Wooden utensils 1 9
Rubber 4 112
Rubber footwear 1 85
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 22
Sports & Recreation 2 5
Fabric & Textiles 2 88
Clothing, towels and linen 1 22
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 66
Other 2 1
Other 1 1
Sanitary items 1 N/A

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