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

7 December 2019

Plastic Free Hawke’s Bay

Katie Ritter

Overview

B

7

3.5

2.9

100m x 3m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

553

Products

166

123

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 128 90
Resin pellets B N/A
Plastic bags 6 3
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 42 14
Plastic sheeting 5 1
Strapping bands & tape 5 4
Food wrappers 31 3
Gardening & farming related 2 6
Straws 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 7 6
Bottle seals & tabs 2 1
Bottles <= 2 L 1 45
Cigarettes, butts & filters 25 4
Other Plastic 1 2
Foamed Plastic 18 5
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Ear plugs 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 11 1
Foam sponge 5 2
Paper & Cardboard 12 2
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 12 2
Rubber 2 6
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 4
Other Rubber 1 2
Glass & Ceramic 2 5
Bottles & jars 2 5
Cloth 1 10
Other cloth 1 10
Wood 1 3
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 3
Other 1 1
Other 1 1
Metal 1 1
Foil wrappers 1 1
Materials
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