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

20 June 2022

Awhitu Beachcare

Christine Schofield

Overview

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2

3.0

5.1

50m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

725

Products

725

2461

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 696 500
Resin pellets D N/A
Safety & construction related 6 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 7 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 7 15
Fishing gear 7 24
Baskets, crates & trays 17 31
Rope 6 79
Cosmetics and medical packaging 3 4
Gardening & farming related 2 5
Other Plastic 455 212
Pens & Stationery 4 5
Cigarette lighters 1 15
Food wrappers 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 6 5
Lollipop sticks 11 3
Clothes pegs 6 4
Food containers 112 26
Bottle neck rings 9 5
Bottle seals & tabs 6 8
Bottle caps & lids 28 55
Strapping bands & tape 2 1
Foamed Plastic 21 6
Other Foamed Plastic 21 6
Paper & Cardboard 3 1
Fireworks 3 1
Rubber 3 3
Other Rubber (specify) 1 2
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 1
Metal 1 1
Construction material 1 1
Wood 1 1950
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 1950

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