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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Paihia

8 February 2022

Northland Regional Council

Loren Carr

Overview

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2

1.8

0.4

100m x 10m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

219

Products

219

760

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 180 209
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 46 20
Lollipop sticks 5 2
Clothes pegs 2 5
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 16 2
Fishing line 3 148
Fishing gear 2 4
Other Plastic 4 6
Bottle caps & lids 9 7
Food wrappers 17 7
Cigarettes, butts & filters 76 8
Foamed Plastic 15 21
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 7 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 8 20
Wood 9 468
Wooden utensils 1 2
Corks 1 9
Processed timber & pallet crates 6 456
Other Wood (specify) 1 1
Metal 6 6
Aluminium drink cans 2 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 2
Foil wrappers 2 2
Glass & Ceramic 4 5
Glass or ceramic fragments 4 5
Rubber 3 5
Rubber bands 1 1
Construction & Automotive 1 2
Toys, Sports & Recreation (Rubber) 1 2
Paper & Cardboard 2 46
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 1 3
Fireworks 1 43

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area