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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Hatea River - Hatea

29 October 2019

Northland Regional Council

Nick Bamford

Overview

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6

7.5

5

50m x 10m

Mud

Items per 1,000m2

1042

Products

521

4697

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 356 1402
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 1 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 111 136
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 10
Straws 7 8
Strapping bands & tape 1 2
Rope 4 641
Plastic utensils 1 5
Plastic sheeting 2 65
Plastic bags 4 3
Pens & Stationery 1 6
Parking tickets & receipts 5 4
Lollipop sticks 23 12
Food wrappers 157 454
Food containers 4 7
Fishing line 1 1
Clothes pegs 1 3
Cigarettes, butts & filters 18 13
Cigarette lighters 1 13
Bottle caps & lids 12 16
Foamed Plastic 85 30
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 85 30
Glass & Ceramic 31 581
Glass or ceramic fragments 30 287
Bottles & jars 1 294
Metal 19 1182
Unidentifiable metal fragments 14 1068
Construction material 1 3
Foil wrappers 3 2
Aluminium drink cans 1 109
Paper & Cardboard 15 243
Cardboard boxes 15 243
Wood 10 192
Wooden utensils 1 5
Other Wood (specify) 9 187
Fabric & Textiles 3 998
Other cloth 3 998
Rubber 2 69
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 69

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