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 Survey

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Hatea River - Hatea

29 October 2020

Northland Regional Council

Nick Bamford

Overview

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6

12

6

100m x 10m

Mud

Items per 1,000m2

858

Products

858

18463

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 449 4052
Resin pellets A N/A
Toys, sport, & recreation 5 16
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 99 252
Food wrappers 49 123
Gardening & farming related 12 260
Strapping bands & tape 29 17
Plastic vehicle parts 1 58
Other Plastic 10 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 6 5
Clothes pegs 2 6
Fishing gear 1 5
Bottle neck rings 7 4
Bottle caps & lids 18 47
Plastic utensils 1 2
Bottle seals & tabs 14 7
Straws 5 9
Parking tickets & receipts 2 1
Lollipop sticks 16 6
Cosmetics and medical packaging 2 50
Plastic bags 5 499
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 145 328
Rope 20 2355
Foamed Plastic 279 77
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 138 60
Polystyrene cups or food packs 25 7
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 110 3
Other Foamed Plastic 4 4
Ear plugs 2 3
Glass & Ceramic 88 1328
Glass or ceramic fragments 88 1328
Metal 18 12759
Metal vehicle parts 1 1459
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 26
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 4
Foil wrappers 3 2
Construction material 11 11268
Fabric & Textiles 8 126
Backpacks & bags 2 46
Other cloth 6 80
Rubber 7 69
Other Rubber (specify) 1 18
Sports & Recreation 1 43
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 5 8
Paper & Cardboard 4 22
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 4 22
Wood 4 27
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 24
Wooden utensils 1 3
Other 1 3
Personal care items 1 3

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