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

Hamiltons Gap Beach - Hamiltons gap

27 February 2020

Awhitu Beachcare

Christine Schofield

Overview

B

7

14

11

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

797

Products

1594

2528

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 1541 918
Resin pellets B N/A
Strapping bands & tape 31 4
Straws 13 10
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 891 509
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 16 11
Other Plastic 4 2
Shotgun wadding & shells 14 19
Toys, sport, & recreation 11 8
Rope 20 47
Plastic utensils 2 2
Plastic sheeting 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 123 86
Baskets, crates & trays 6 3
Bottle neck rings 23 10
Bottle seals & tabs 25 9
Bottles <= 2 L 17 21
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 10 2
Clothes pegs 6 7
Fishing gear 14 7
Fishing line 3 1
Food containers 187 86
Food wrappers 29 5
Gardening & farming related 30 47
Lollipop sticks 51 14
Parking tickets & receipts 2 1
Pens 3 1
Plastic bags 8 4
Foamed Plastic 22 29
Foam sponge 6 21
Polystyrene cups or food packs 13 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 4
Rubber 19 14
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 13 4
Rubber bands 3 6
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 4
Wood 5 1550
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 1550
Other 4 5
Personal care items 3 5
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Paper & Cardboard 2 10
Other Paper & Cardboard 2 10
Cloth 1 2
Carpet & furnishing 1 2
Materials
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