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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Onetahuti Bay - Onetahuti

3 May 2021

Department of Conservation Motueka

Stew Robertson

Overview

A

12

6.2

0.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

12

Products

23

80

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 10 12
Resin pellets A N/A
Mesh bags 1 4
Food wrappers 4 3
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 2 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 2 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Foamed Plastic 4 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 2
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 3 27
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 27
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Metal 1 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 1 4
Other cloth 1 4
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Cardboard boxes 1 1
Wood 1 32
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 32

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