Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ 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 Collection Survey

Waitangi Regional Park

Te Atea a Rangi

13 September 2019

Taikura Steiner School

Thomas McArdle

Overview

C

34

45.9

7.2

100m x 18m

Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

90

Products

162

25352

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 88 487
Resin pellets A N/A
Food containers 10 30
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 3 5
Plastic bags 2 8
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 4
Gloves 1 19
Fishing line 10 44
Strapping bands 5 2
Straws 2 5
Gardening & farming related 5 44
Cigarettes, butts & filters 4 2
Toys, balls & party poppers 1 31
Plastic vehicle parts 1 40
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 4 127
Pens 1 5
Rope 4 3
Food wrappers 13 42
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 20 75
Metal 22 905
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 4 13
Aluminium drink cans 14 154
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 45
Other Metal 2 590
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 1 103
Glass & Ceramic 14 108
Glass or ceramic fragments 14 108
Cloth 12 228
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 2
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 2 160
Other Cloth 9 66
Foamed Plastic 10 14
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 5
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 4
Other Foamed Plastic 6 5
Wood 7 13120
Processed timber & pallet crates 7 13120
Paper & Cardboard 5 15
Other Paper & Cardboard 5 15
Rubber 4 10475
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Tyres 2 10450
Other Rubber 1 24
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