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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Whakanewha Regional Park

2 December 2020

Sustainable Schools Auckland

Nicky Elmore

Overview

B

16

11.5

9.1

100m x 7m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

139

Products

97

153

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 82 78
Resin pellets B N/A
Bottle neck rings 2 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 2
Food containers 1 1
Plastic sheeting 1 16
Other Plastic 2 1
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Plastic bags 3 2
Clothes pegs 1 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 12 3
Food wrappers 15 5
Fishing line 2 2
Rope 7 9
Strapping bands & tape 3 2
Bottle caps & lids 4 7
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 27 23
Glass & Ceramic 6 4
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 3
Construction material 3 1
Fabric & Textiles 3 5
Other cloth 2 3
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 2
Metal 3 4
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 4
Foamed Plastic 2 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 1
Wood 1 61
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 61

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area