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

16 November 2019

Sustainable Backyards Hawkes Bay

Ben Knight

Overview

B

6

4.4

3.5

100m x 4m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

1818

Products

727

1506

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 576 762
Resin pellets A N/A
Other Plastic 15 12
Plastic sheeting 1 4
Cigarette lighters 1 22
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 3 1
Toys, balls & party poppers 1 1
Strapping bands 12 36
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Pens 5 9
Bottle neck rings 5 3
Food containers 8 30
Straws 12 9
Rope 5 7
Food wrappers 192 62
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 2 70
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 12 31
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 166 434
Cigarettes, butts & filters 133 23
Gloves 1 6
Plastic bags 1 1
Foamed Plastic 104 15
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 7 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 88 9
Ear plugs 9 4
Wood 30 679
Processed timber & pallet crates 30 679
Rubber 5 17
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 4 16
Paper & Cardboard 3 10
Cups, food trays & wrappers 3 10
Other 3 0
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Glass & Ceramic 3 16
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 16
Metal 2 2
Fishing related 1 1
Foil wrappers 1 1
Cloth 1 5
Other Cloth 1 5
Materials
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