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 Collection Survey

Ahuriri Estuary - Ahuriri Estuary

4 August 2020

Hawke's Bay Regional Council | Te Kaunihera ā-rohe o Te Matau a Māui

Becky Shanahan

Overview

B

3

3.8

2.2

100m x 3m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

2037

Products

611

1682

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 431 382
Resin pellets A N/A
Rope 3 1
Pens 2 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 103 71
Cigarettes, butts & filters 73 13
Food wrappers 55 23
Bottle caps & lids 22 35
Strapping bands & tape 5 6
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 128 85
Plastic bags 4 2
Medical waste 1 6
Cigarette lighters 2 18
Lollipop sticks 7 3
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Other Plastic 1 5
Clothes pegs 1 2
Safety & construction related 8 5
Straws 6 4
Food containers 3 4
Bottle neck rings 2 2
Plastic vehicle parts 3 93
Plastic utensils 1 1
Foamed Plastic 142 45
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 13 8
Other Foamed Plastic 6 9
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 111 18
Ear plugs 12 10
Wood 28 1045
Wooden utensils 2 3
Processed timber & pallet crates 26 1042
Paper & Cardboard 4 15
Cups, food trays & wrappers 4 15
Metal 2 1
Foil wrappers 2 1
Cloth 1 1
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 1
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Rubber 1 3
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 3
Glass & Ceramic 1 190
Bottles & jars 1 190
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