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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Sandy Point - Noki Kaik Beach

20 May 2021

Otatara School

Yvonne Green

Overview

B

65

48.8

5.0

100m x 20m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

439

Products

878

2985

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 817 1246
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 2 7
Hangers & retail packaging 1 4
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 519 372
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 35 11
Bottles <= 2 L 3 11
Bottle caps & lids 32 61
Rope 57 436
Plastic utensils 1 1
Food containers 2 25
Bottle neck rings 5 3
Pens & Stationery 2 8
Fishing nets 1 3
Fishing gear 9 42
Gardening & farming related 41 42
Food wrappers 8 8
Bottle seals & tabs 7 8
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 27 8
Shotgun wadding & shells 41 103
Plastic bags 3 5
Plastic buoys 13 86
Lollipop sticks 7 1
Foamed Plastic 24 16
Ear plugs 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 23 15
Glass & Ceramic 16 1515
Bottles & jars 1 35
Glass or ceramic fragments 14 179
Construction material 1 1301
Metal 9 19
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 15
Foil wrappers 7 3
Rubber 5 120
Rubber bands 4 1
Rubber footwear 1 119
Paper & Cardboard 4 3
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 4 3
Other 2 1
Personal care items 2 1
Fabric & Textiles 1 65
Clothing, towels and linen 1 65

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