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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Porirua Harbour - Paremata Bridge

25 April 2021

Friends of Mana Island

Lynley Sinclair

Overview

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6

6.1

9.0

30m x 9m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

2841

Products

767

6310

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 437 1242
Resin pellets A N/A
Strapping bands & tape 12 19
Bottle seals & tabs 11 1
Syringes 3 N/A
Fishing line 5 9
Safety & construction related 1 14
Other Plastic 1 1
Gloves 3 9
Fishing gear 1 24
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 3
Pens & Stationery 4 1
Bottles <= 2 L 7 267
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 85 107
Bottle caps & lids 35 56
Lollipop sticks 32 8
Rope 6 27
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 73 132
Food containers 11 110
Plastic bags 17 178
Food wrappers 101 162
Gardening & farming related 1 102
Hangers & retail packaging 4 1
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Straws 21 9
Plastic sheeting 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 289 859
Glass or ceramic fragments 289 859
Wood 16 4011
Corks 1 11
Processed timber & pallet crates 15 4000
Other 9 10
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Personal care items 5 9
Cotton buds 3 1
Foamed Plastic 7 7
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 5 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Foam sponge 1 4
Rubber 5 115
Construction & Automotive 1 2
Sports & Recreation 3 3
Rubber footwear 1 110
Paper & Cardboard 2 36
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 36
Metal 2 30
Aluminium drink cans 2 30

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