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

Ahuriri Estuary

Ahuriri Estuary

14 September 2019

Plastic Free Hawkes Bay Litter Monitoring Group

Ben Knight

Overview

B

4

4.8

4.2

100m x 4m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

2002

Products

801

3411

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 600 400
Resin pellets A N/A
Plastic sheeting 2 1
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Bottle seals & tabs 4 2
Food containers 6 19
Cigarettes, butts & filters 90 15
Pens 1 2
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Medical waste 1 1
Plastic vehicle parts 2 4
Straws 9 7
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 27 32
Toys, balls & party poppers 7 11
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 1 30
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 13 5
Plastic utensils 2 2
Cigarette lighters 1 18
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 196 174
Food wrappers 236 75
Foamed Plastic 159 47
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 139 36
Ear plugs 20 11
Wood 27 793
Processed timber & pallet crates 27 793
Glass & Ceramic 8 2145
Glass or ceramic fragments 4 12
Construction material 4 2133
Metal 4 17
Foil wrappers 1 1
Aluminium drink cans 1 12
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 4
Rubber 1 1
Rubber bands 1 1
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Cloth 1 8
Other Cloth 1 8
Materials
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