Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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 Collection Survey

Hatea River

Hatea

31 July 2019

Northland Regional Council

Nick Bamford

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

11

13

12

50m x 10m

MuddySand

Items per 1,000m2

2394

Products

1197

18972

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 653 1274
Resin pellets B N/A
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 20 59
Bottle seals & tabs 9 4
Cigarette lighters 1 20
Cigarettes, butts & filters 6 4
Clothes pegs 5 12
Fishing line 2 9
Food wrappers 310 469
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 28 12
Parking tickets & receipts 6 4
Plastic bags 12 23
Plastic sheeting 4 454
Plastic utensils 5 9
Plastic vehicle parts 1 22
Straws 18 16
Toys, balls & party poppers 3 28
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 223 129
Foamed Plastic 221 191
Other Foamed Plastic 2 5
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 26 105
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 187 60
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 12
Ear plugs 4 9
Glass & Ceramic 157 6572
Bottles & jars 1 257
Construction material 1 445
Glass or ceramic fragments 155 5870
Metal 129 8893
Aluminium drink cans 1 29
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 3
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 5 66
Other Metal 3 345
Unidentifiable metal fragments 118 8450
Cloth 18 593
Rope, line or string (natural) 14 470
Other Cloth 4 123
Wood 9 1032
Corks 1 26
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 919
Other Wood 7 87
Other 4 25
Batteries (Household) 1 25
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Paper & Cardboard 3 27
Other Paper & Cardboard 3 27
Rubber 3 365
Rubber footwear 1 355
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 10
Materials
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