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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Ahuriri Estuary - Ahuriri Estuary Walkway

12 June 2021

Are you ready, Ahuriri

Samantha Walmsley-Bartlett

Overview

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5

4.8

4.1

100m x 3m

Mud

Items per 1,000m2

1730

Products

519

527

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 360 208
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 99 34
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 159 65
Food wrappers 31 8
Cigarettes, butts & filters 5 2
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 46
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Plastic bags 2 5
Bottle seals & tabs 11 5
Rope 2 1
Pens & Stationery 3 1
Safety & construction related 10 4
Straws 8 3
Hangers & retail packaging 2 1
Bottle caps & lids 16 27
Lollipop sticks 9 4
Foamed Plastic 110 19
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 88 8
Ear plugs 9 6
Foam sponge 7 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 5 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Wood 23 102
Wooden utensils 1 3
Other Wood (specify) 4 5
Processed timber & pallet crates 18 94
Metal 11 11
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Foil wrappers 9 7
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 3
Rubber 7 6
Construction & Automotive 7 6
Paper & Cardboard 5 4
Cups, food trays & wrappers 5 4
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Glass & Ceramic 1 177
Bottles & jars 1 177

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