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

Hatea River

Hatea

31 July 2020

Northland Regional Council

Nick Bamford

Overview

B

5

10

3.3

50m x 10m

Mud

Items per 1,000m2

1610

Products

805

3921

Type Count Weight (g)
Foamed Plastic 479 251
Other Foamed Plastic 470 200
Polystyrene cups or food packs 9 51
Plastic 284 1039
Resin pellets B N/A
Other Plastic 2 9
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 94 637
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 107 68
Straws 6 2
Bottle caps & lids 14 24
Bottle seals & tabs 3 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 2
Clothes pegs 3 8
Food containers 8 20
Food wrappers 10 19
Lollipop sticks 18 8
Parking tickets & receipts 3 4
Pens 2 9
Plastic bags 6 212
Plastic utensils 1 2
Rope 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 3 8
Medical waste 1 5
Glass & Ceramic 16 132
Glass or ceramic fragments 16 132
Metal 11 51
Foil wrappers 1 1
Construction material 10 50
Cloth 7 2282
Other cloth 5 2017
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 118
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 147
Rubber 4 132
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 11
Rubber footwear 1 120
Rubber bands 1 1
Other 3 8
Batteries (Household) 1 2
Personal care items 1 1
Other 1 5
Wood 1 26
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 26
Materials
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