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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Okahu Bay - South East End

6 May 2021

Sustainable Coastlines

Hinengarangi Makoare

Overview

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8

10.0

9.1

100m x 14m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

395

Products

553

965

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 300 177
Resin pellets A N/A
Food containers 3 10
Toys, sport, & recreation 9 6
Strapping bands & tape 28 14
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Gardening & farming related 1 4
Pens & Stationery 1 3
Rope 6 6
Mesh bags 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 1 1
Other Plastic 7 1
Clothes pegs 4 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 135 42
Plastic utensils 14 19
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Cable ties & zip ties 21 14
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 24 22
Cigarette lighters 1 18
Food wrappers 31 4
Hangers & retail packaging 2 1
Fishing gear 1 1
Fishing line 5 4
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 137 547
Construction material 4 76
Glass or ceramic fragments 133 471
Fabric & Textiles 70 122
Rope, line or string (natural) 2 1
Clothing, towels and linen 2 2
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 66 119
Rubber 19 28
Chewing gum 1 1
Construction & Automotive 5 4
Sports & Recreation 5 10
Rubber bands 8 13
Metal 8 66
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Foil wrappers 1 1
Aluminium drink cans 1 18
Fishing related 3 45
Other Metal 2 1
Foamed Plastic 8 9
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 5 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 1
Other Foamed Plastic 1 7
Other 8 10
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Personal care items 2 3
Appliances & electronics 3 7
Wood 3 6
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 5
Wooden utensils 1 1

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