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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St Heliers - St Heliers playground

17 April 2021

Ordinary Saints - Anglican Diocese of Auckland

Sarah Lea West

Overview

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7

5.5

5.0

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

94

Products

188

659

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 95 74
Resin pellets A N/A
Cigarettes, butts & filters 3 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 4 7
Pens & Stationery 2 2
Rope 5 3
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 17 32
Food wrappers 15 1
Strapping bands & tape 6 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 29 12
Food containers 1 1
Clothes pegs 2 5
Straws 3 1
Bottle seals & tabs 3 1
Bottle caps & lids 2 5
Lollipop sticks 3 1
Glass & Ceramic 48 480
Other Glass & Ceramic (specify) 1 5
Construction material 7 371
Glass or ceramic fragments 40 104
Foamed Plastic 16 6
Toys, Sport, & Recreation 1 1
Foam glazier spacers 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 13 3
Other 13 17
Personal care items 2 11
Other 6 6
Sanitary items 5 N/A
Fabric & Textiles 7 3
Other cloth 1 1
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 6 2
Wood 4 70
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 70
Metal 3 7
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 7
Rubber 2 2
Construction & Automotive 2 2

Materials

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