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

Kaiwharawhara Estuary

Kaiwharawhara estuary

21 June 2020

Society for Conservation Biology

Jamie Oliver

Overview

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6

9.1

15

60m x 10m

Mud

Items per 1,000m2

2417

Products

1450

15735

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 811 2979
Resin pellets A N/A
Straws 27 25
Cable ties & zip ties 28 50
Parking tickets & receipts 4 4
Medical waste 7 53
Pens 3 10
Cigarettes, butts & filters 12 21
Safety & construction related 4 35
Gardening & farming related 1 20
Plastic bags 5 1
Plastic sheeting 4 79
Other Plastic 16 21
Plastic utensils 4 8
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 341 367
Bottles <= 2 L 14 769
Bottle seals & tabs 15 14
Bottle caps & lids 78 209
Food containers 29 160
Rope 6 66
Toys, sport, & recreation 20 520
Clothes pegs 10 42
Plastic vehicle parts 1 60
Strapping bands & tape 25 138
Food wrappers 29 27
Fishing line 10 15
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 63 231
Lollipop sticks 37 25
Fishing gear 1 6
Bottle neck rings 17 3
Foamed Plastic 506 387
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 377 249
Other Foamed Plastic 9 12
Polystyrene cups or food packs 100 74
Ear plugs 3 13
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 17 39
Glass & Ceramic 51 2875
Bottles & jars 1 272
Construction material 10 1925
Glass or ceramic fragments 40 678
Metal 31 5798
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 3
Unidentifiable metal fragments 7 4103
Other Metal 3 129
Foil wrappers 8 6
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 96
Aluminium drink cans 7 78
Fishing related 2 131
Construction material 1 1252
Other 25 77
Appliances & electronics 4 71
Cotton buds 21 6
Wood 14 3571
Wooden utensils 1 2
Other Wood 1 7
Processed timber & pallet crates 11 3548
Corks 1 14
Rubber 6 6
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 3 2
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 3
Other Rubber 1 1
Cloth 3 15
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 11
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 4
Paper & Cardboard 3 27
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 20
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 2 7
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