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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Waitangi Estuary - South Side - Clive River Mouth 2

7 August 2021

Green Party Hawke's Bay

Marilyn Scott

Overview

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13

15.0

9.2

100m x 17m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

566

Products

962

18830

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 635 1336
Resin pellets B N/A
Strapping bands & tape 3 5
Food containers 17 58
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 183 255
Food wrappers 84 50
Plastic utensils 2 5
Bottle neck rings 3 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 142 67
Shotgun wadding & shells 24 65
Straws 16 8
Rope 20 75
Bottle caps & lids 71 162
Bottles <= 2 L 6 242
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 59
Cigarette lighters 1 16
Toys, sport, & recreation 14 208
Bottle seals & tabs 5 1
Lollipop sticks 19 8
Pens & Stationery 1 2
Fishing gear 3 11
Clothes pegs 5 10
Gloves 1 2
Gardening & farming related 14 25
Foamed Plastic 255 86
Polystyrene cups or food packs 42 17
Other Foamed Plastic 213 69
Wood 29 15400
Processed timber & pallet crates 29 15400
Glass & Ceramic 22 1408
Bottles & jars 3 1146
Glass or ceramic fragments 18 256
Light globes/bulbs 1 6
Metal 18 206
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 5 47
Construction material 4 49
Aluminium drink cans 9 110
Fabric & Textiles 3 394
Footwear & shoes 2 384
Carpet & furnishing 1 10

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