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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Andersons Bay - Marne Street Culvert

19 May 2021

Enviroschools Otago

Libbi Caskey

Overview

B

10

4.2

6.8

25m x 5m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

2360

Products

295

7988

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 269 525
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 66 42
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 56 20
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 9 4
Gardening & farming related 3 1
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Other Plastic 2 13
Plastic utensils 3 5
Bottle caps & lids 20 44
Bottle neck rings 7 3
Parking tickets & receipts 3 1
Food containers 5 8
Bottles <= 2 L 1 175
Plastic bags 7 128
Straws 13 9
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 51 53
Lollipop sticks 10 4
Safety & construction related 5 3
Clothes pegs 3 5
Hangers & retail packaging 2 4
Foamed Plastic 7 21
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 7 21
Other 7 16
Cotton buds 4 1
Paraffin or wax 1 1
Appliances & electronics 1 13
Personal care items 1 1
Rubber 4 12
Rubber bands 2 1
Condoms 1 N/A
Rubber gloves 1 11
Glass & Ceramic 2 43
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 43
Paper & Cardboard 2 2
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 1
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 2 11
Backpacks & bags 2 11
Metal 1 18
Aluminium drink cans 1 18
Wood 1 7340
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 7340

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area