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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Waitarere Beach - North

29 April 2021

Sustainable Coastlines

George Beattie

Overview

B

7

4.0

1.2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

113

Products

226

1400

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 198 238
Resin pellets C N/A
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Straws 1 1
Safety & construction related 1 1
Food containers 2 10
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 2 1
Cable ties & zip ties 1 2
Fishing line 1 2
Rope 1 2
Fishing gear 3 4
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Lollipop sticks 3 1
Syringes 1 N/A
Plastic vehicle parts 1 7
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 156 66
Other Plastic 3 52
Bottle caps & lids 9 17
Bottles <= 2 L 1 34
Shotgun wadding & shells 8 21
Gardening & farming related 2 15
Metal 13 209
Construction material 13 209
Foamed Plastic 8 15
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 4
Foam glazier spacers 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 5 10
Other 3 1
Cotton buds 2 1
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Fabric & Textiles 2 97
Clothing, towels and linen 1 96
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1
Wood 1 835
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 835
Rubber 1 5
Rubber gloves 1 5

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area