Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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 Collection Survey

Wainamu Beach

Wainamu

24 March 2019

Whaingaroa Beach Citizen Science Project

Bexie Towle

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

A

13

6

7

100m x 11m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

129

Products

142

1351

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 92 33
Resin pellets A N/A
Fishing gear 1 3
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 2 0
Cable ties & zip ties 1 0
Plastic bags 1 0
Medical waste 1 5
Toys, balls & party poppers 1 3
Other Plastic 3 4
Rope 7 2
Fishing line 9 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 59 12
Cigarettes, butts & filters 7 1
Glass & Ceramic 25 322
Construction material 23 314
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 8
Foamed Plastic 7 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 0
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 6 2
Wood 6 990
Processed timber & pallet crates 6 990
Other 5 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Faeces 4 N/A
Rubber 3 2
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 1 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 1
Metal 3 2
Unidentifiable metal fragments 2 1
Fishing related 1 1
Cloth 1 0
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 0
Materials
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