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

beach-icon Beach.

Mount Maunganui - Camping ground

28 March 2021

For the love of oceans

Cathy Allan

Overview

A

5

4.6

1.1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

33

Products

66

65

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 60 59
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 16 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 5 6
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 3
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Rope 5 1
Bottle caps & lids 1 2
Straws 2 1
Lollipop sticks 3 1
Plastic utensils 2 1
Food wrappers 6 3
Food containers 1 24
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 8
Cigarettes, butts & filters 14 1
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Fishing gear 1 4
Foamed Plastic 4 2
Foam sponge 1 1
Ear plugs 3 1
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Fabric & Textiles 1 4
Clothing, towels and linen 1 4

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