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

beach-icon Beach.

Awhitu Peninsula - Hamilton's Gap

28 November 2021

Awhitu Beachcare

Christine Schofield

Overview

B

8

9.3

3.8

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

283

Products

566

786

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 431 410
Resin pellets C N/A
Lollipop sticks 12 5
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 74 38
Fishing line 1 7
Strapping bands & tape 10 2
Hangers & retail packaging 1 11
Safety & construction related 2 5
Shotgun wadding & shells 5 14
Baskets, crates & trays 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 4 2
Clothes pegs 1 2
Straws 3 2
Bottle seals & tabs 2 1
Food containers 13 21
Food wrappers 1 7
Pens & Stationery 1 5
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 6 4
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 271 165
Cable ties & zip ties 3 3
Rope 2 5
Gardening & farming related 2 83
Bottle caps & lids 15 22
Fishing gear 1 5
Paper & Cardboard 87 196
Fireworks 77 189
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 10 7
Metal 15 17
Foil wrappers 13 9
Aluminium drink cans 1 6
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Glass & Ceramic 13 97
Other Glass & Ceramic (specify) 13 97
Other 7 10
Cotton buds 2 1
Paraffin or wax 3 2
Personal care items 1 7
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Rubber 6 33
Condoms 1 N/A
Toys, Sports & Recreation (Rubber) 3 1
Construction & Automotive 2 32
Foamed Plastic 6 6
Other Foamed Plastic 6 6
Wood 1 17
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 17

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