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Did you know...

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Cigarette butts account for

78%

of all items littered in NZ.

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OVER

40,000

plastic check-out bags are dumped in landfills every hour in New Zealand.

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MORE THAN

25,000KG

of plastic littered in NZ daily.

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Keep New Zealand Beautiful National Litter Audit 2019

In 2016, over 190,000 tonnes of litter was collected from the streets of New Zealand by approximately 86,000 Keep New Zealand Beautiful volunteers. Motivated by this and with the support of the New Zealand Government, Keep New Zealand Beautiful carried out a National Litter Audit (NLA) in 2019 which compiled data through the physical inspection and visual counting of litter in a number of specific, fixed sites. Read the full report online.

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