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

15 September 2019

Awhitu Beachcare

Christine Schofield

Overview

B

16

17.3

17.6

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

1034

Products

2067

1960

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 2010 1023
Resin pellets B N/A
Plastic vehicle parts 1 10
Straws 3 2
Gardening & farming related 1 7
Mesh bags 1 5
Plastic bags 8 16
Pens 1 1
Bottle seals & tabs 12 18
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 133 141
Strapping bands 5 5
Cigarettes, butts & filters 4 1
Clothes pegs 7 11
Cigarette lighters 1 15
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 40 17
Shotgun wadding & shells 9 49
Toys, balls & party poppers 10 13
Bottle neck rings 21 9
Plastic utensils 4 16
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 3 5
Food containers 219 65
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 1511 601
Fishing gear 1 6
Other Plastic 15 10
Foamed Plastic 48 26
Foam sponge 12 19
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 36 7
Wood 3 892
Other Wood 1 73
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 819
Other 3 15
Toothbrushes 3 15
Metal 2 3
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 2 3
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Cardboard boxes & fragments 1 1
Materials
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