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Results Speak Volumes

The trust records the volume of litter it collects. Since it started in December 2002, more than 3,672,338  litres of litter has been removed from Auckland’s harbours and waterways.

 

Facts and Figures
 
30 million: Total estimated individual pieces of litter collected from Auckland waterways since the Harbour Clean-Up Trust's inception in December 2002, based on an average of 8 individual pieces of rubbish per litre
 
2,076,320: Total estimated individual pieces of litter collected from Auckland waterways in the year July 2011 - June 2012, based on an average of 8 individual pieces of trash per litre
 
16,342.5 hours: Total number of volunteer hours which assisted the Watercare Harbour Clean-Up Trust during the year July 2011 - June 2012
 
2923.5 hours: Time worked by the Watercare Harbour Clean-Up Trust during the year July 2011 - June 2012.