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 Collection Survey

Cochrane's Gap - Cochrane's Gap #1

11 January 2020

Awhitu Beachcare

Andrew Hart

Overview

B

14

21

6.3

98m x 20m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

877

Products

1718

15983

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 1615 1896
Resin pellets B N/A
Other Plastic 31 112
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 1089 661
Toys, sport, & recreation 15 32
Straws 4 1
Strapping bands & tape 8 6
Shotgun wadding & shells 38 82
Rope 8 31
Bottle caps & lids 168 241
Bottle neck rings 44 22
Bottle seals & tabs 18 217
Baskets, crates & trays 14 208
Cable ties & zip ties 2 8
Fishing gear 31 76
Fishing line 1 2
Food wrappers 17 9
Gardening & farming related 23 79
Lollipop sticks 40 16
Pens 16 21
Plastic bags 2 22
Plastic utensils 3 16
Food containers 43 34
Foamed Plastic 60 47
Other Foamed Plastic 2 2
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 38 40
Polystyrene cups or food packs 18 4
Ear plugs 2 1
Wood 23 13970
Processed timber & pallet crates 23 13970
Rubber 8 9
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 7 8
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Other 4 31
Personal care items 4 31
Paper & Cardboard 3 2
Cardboard boxes 3 2
Glass & Ceramic 2 5
Bottles & jars 2 5
Cloth 2 1
Carpet & furnishing 2 1
Metal 1 22
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 22
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