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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Waitangi Estuary - South Side - Clive River Mouth 2

31 January 2021

Green Party Hawke's Bay

Marilyn Scott

Overview

B

16

19.2

8.9

100m x 20m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

360

Products

720

9439

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 558 938
Resin pellets B N/A
Cigarette lighters 1 16
Cosmetics and medical packaging 2 9
Plastic utensils 3 11
Food wrappers 70 30
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 140 318
Lollipop sticks 9 4
Food containers 2 6
Bottle seals & tabs 11 5
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 178 78
Syringes 1 N/A
Fishing line 10 11
Strapping bands & tape 4 5
Cigarettes, butts & filters 4 1
Clothes pegs 10 20
Bottles <= 2 L 4 135
Straws 20 14
Bottle neck rings 8 2
Shotgun wadding & shells 23 64
Bottle caps & lids 53 145
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 58
Cable ties & zip ties 3 6
Foamed Plastic 82 66
Other Foamed Plastic 18 29
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 60 30
Polystyrene cups or food packs 4 7
Wood 25 7888
Processed timber & pallet crates 24 7810
Wooden utensils 1 78
Glass & Ceramic 22 325
Bottles & jars 1 200
Glass or ceramic fragments 21 125
Fabric & Textiles 20 59
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 20 59
Metal 9 115
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 1
Other Metal 1 33
Aluminium drink cans 4 62
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 19
Rubber 2 47
Construction & Automotive 1 28
Sports & Recreation 1 19
Paper & Cardboard 2 1
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 2 1

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