Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ 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 Collection Survey

Hamiltons Gap Beach

Hamiltons gap

3 June 2019

Awhitu Beachcare

Christine Schofield

Overview

B

10

12.5

10.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

1008

Products

2015

1533

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 1995 1115
Resin pellets B N/A
Other Plastic 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 1366 648
Toys, balls & party poppers 6 7
Straws 1 1
Strapping bands 6 4
Shotgun wadding & shells 15 22
Rope 1 1
Plastic utensils 1 2
Pens 2 4
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 26 8
Food wrappers 1 1
Food containers 406 127
Baskets, crates & trays 3 37
Fishing line 1 9
Fishing gear 7 23
Clothes pegs 2 2
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Cable ties & zip ties 2 3
Bottle seals & tabs 18 18
Bottle neck rings 19 11
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 102 168
Gardening & farming related 8 17
Foamed Plastic 19 18
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 2
Foam sponge 8 14
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 10 2
Wood 1 400
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 400
Materials
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