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

Cook River Mouth

Cook River Mouth South

10 September 2019

DOC South Westland

Tony Hart

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

A

3

2.4

0.5

200m x 20m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

10

Products

38

560

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 22 137
Resin pellets A N/A
Food containers 2 10
Food wrappers 12 2
Plastic bags 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 5
Straws 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 1 2
Other Plastic 4 116
Foamed Plastic 9 4
Polystyrene cups or food packs 4 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 5 2
Metal 6 380
Aluminium drink cans 3 27
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 1 250
Unidentifiable metal fragments 2 103
Wood 1 39
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 39
Materials
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