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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Puhinui Reserve

8 May 2021

Sustainable Coastlines

Sumana Whitelaw

Overview

C

10

6.7

2.6

50m x 5m

Artificial

Items per 1,000m2

1500

Products

375

2111

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 315 621
Resin pellets A N/A
Pens & Stationery 1 2
Straws 1 2
Bottle caps & lids 2 7
Bottles <= 2 L 2 78
Food containers 8 154
Food wrappers 206 159
Toys, sport, & recreation 7 50
Cigarette lighters 1 19
Gardening & farming related 7 59
Cable ties & zip ties 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 22 19
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 47 29
Cosmetics and medical packaging 4 39
Cigarettes, butts & filters 4 2
Hangers & retail packaging 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 20 96
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 14 9
Cups, food trays & wrappers 6 87
Foamed Plastic 11 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 6 1
Foam sponge 5 1
Metal 11 821
Aluminium drink cans 4 125
Construction material 6 695
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 11 248
Clothing, towels and linen 2 208
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 9 40
Glass & Ceramic 4 257
Construction material 2 65
Bottles & jars 1 190
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 2
Rubber 2 65
Construction & Automotive 2 65
Wood 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 1

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area