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 - Cochrane's Gap

5 December 2021

Awhitu Beachcare

Andrew Hart

Overview

C

25

31.3

3.0

98m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

1090

Products

2137

26788

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 2042 1560
Resin pellets C N/A
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 2 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 1489 783
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 11 19
Straws 6 3
Strapping bands & tape 18 4
Shotgun wadding & shells 14 29
Safety & construction related 92 147
Rope 13 29
Plastic vehicle parts 1 4
Plastic utensils 2 16
Pens & Stationery 8 5
Baskets, crates & trays 5 29
Bottle caps & lids 141 248
Bottle neck rings 19 7
Bottle seals & tabs 10 5
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 2 3
Clothes pegs 9 12
Cosmetics and medical packaging 4 13
Fishing line 6 9
Food containers 60 25
Food wrappers 6 1
Gardening & farming related 29 31
Hangers & retail packaging 1 3
Lollipop sticks 49 21
Fishing gear 45 112
Wood 65 25000
Processed timber & pallet crates 65 25000
Foamed Plastic 19 12
Polystyrene cups or food packs 18 9
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 3
Rubber 8 11
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 6
Toys, Sports & Recreation (Rubber) 3 3
Rubber bands 3 2
Fabric & Textiles 2 202
Clothing, towels and linen 2 202
Glass & Ceramic 1 3
Bottles & jars 1 3

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