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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Akaaka

17 September 2022

A VAKA HEKE

Stephanie Vigier

Overview

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37

29.0

12.0

100m x 20m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

355

Products

710

241631

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 313 27330
Resin pellets C N/A
Rope 5 7500
Cigarette lighters 3 5
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 3 24
Fishing nets 6 10200
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 1 10
Plastic sheeting 2 2000
Cigarettes, butts & filters 14 6
Food containers 13 112
Safety & construction related 25 1449
Bottles <= 2 L 113 2000
Food wrappers 7 20
Bottle caps & lids 69 172
Fishing line 3 211
Pens & Stationery 1 7
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 3 100
Lollipop sticks 10 6
Plastic bags 29 1200
Fishing gear 6 2308
Metal 218 170939
Fishing related 7 24
Other cans (<= 4 L) 7 200
Metal vehicle parts 1 150000
Foil wrappers 10 75
Construction material 86 18040
Aluminium drink cans 107 2600
Foamed Plastic 100 4697
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 13 205
Foam buoys 3 2000
Toys, Sports & Recreation (Foamed Plastic) 24 1678
Polystyrene cups or food packs 58 800
Other Foamed Plastic 2 14
Glass & Ceramic 40 5400
Bottles & jars 40 5400
Other 18 32587
Other 1 22000
Boat parts 7 8000
Batteries (Household) 2 2087
Appliances & electronics 3 500
Sanitary items 5 N/A
Paper & Cardboard 14 549
Tetrapaks 4 89
Cups, food trays & wrappers 6 37
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 1 38
Cardboard boxes 3 385
Wood 3 100
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 100
Rubber 2 11
Construction & Automotive 2 11
Fabric & Textiles 2 18
Clothing, towels and linen 2 18

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