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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Te Kawau Stream - Highbury Shops

14 December 2020

Palmy's Plastic Pollution Challenge

Heather Knox

Overview

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5

3.3

5.0

10m x 10m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

3080

Products

308

16281

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 191 2605
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 7 7
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Lollipop sticks 2 1
Pens & Stationery 2 9
Gardening & farming related 1 368
Parking tickets & receipts 2 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 243
Safety & construction related 1 1246
Straws 8 10
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Plastic utensils 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 75 211
Drink package rings 1 4
Strapping bands & tape 5 17
Food wrappers 52 188
Plastic bags 2 30
Food containers 15 78
Other Plastic 8 90
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Bottles <= 2 L 3 98
Glass & Ceramic 58 6458
Bottles & jars 7 1593
Construction material 2 4000
Glass or ceramic fragments 49 865
Metal 32 966
Tableware 2 81
Foil wrappers 7 1
Unidentifiable metal fragments 2 319
Construction material 1 202
Other cans (<= 4 L) 4 30
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 5 6
Aluminium drink cans 11 327
Foamed Plastic 8 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 8 3
Fabric & Textiles 6 825
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 35
Other cloth 1 7
Clothing, towels and linen 2 783
Wood 5 1148
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 569
Other Wood (specify) 3 579
Paper & Cardboard 4 944
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 1 828
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 20
Tetrapaks 2 96
Other 3 3326
Appliances & electronics 2 3326
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Rubber 1 6
Sports & Recreation 1 6

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area