Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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

1 February 2019

Northland Regional Council

Nick Bamford

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

11

10

7

100m x 11m

MuddySand

Items per 1,000m2

1315

Products

1446

14953

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 890 1048
Resin pellets A N/A
Gardening & farming related 1 4
Pens 2 6
Rope 10 150
Fishing gear 1 0
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 42 82
Clothes pegs 12 27
Cigarette lighters 2 27
Plastic utensils 3 4
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 4 88
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 53 25
Straws 52 22
Medical waste 2 3
Toys, balls & party poppers 8 10
Parking tickets & receipts 17 7
Food wrappers 305 126
Cigarettes, butts & filters 35 12
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 266 244
Plastic bags 75 211
Glass & Ceramic 297 5302
Construction material 11 1212
Bottles & jars 1 193
Light globes/bulbs 1 35
Glass or ceramic fragments 284 3862
Foamed Plastic 147 114
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 147 114
Metal 51 1153
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 3 16
Unidentifiable metal fragments 5 802
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 27 17
Aluminium drink cans 5 216
Metal vehicle parts 3 52
Foil wrappers 8 50
Wood 16 4558
Corks 3 28
Processed timber & pallet crates 13 4530
Rubber 13 336
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 7 55
Inner-tubes and rubber sheet 6 281
Cloth 11 2374
Other Cloth 4 1846
Footwear & shoes 7 528
Paper & Cardboard 11 14
Cardboard boxes & fragments 11 14
Other 10 54
Batteries (Household) 1 15
Sanitary items 8 N/A
Appliances & electronics 1 39
Materials
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