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

7 June 2020

Awhitu Beachcare

Christine Schofield

Overview

B

11

13.8

4.8

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

518

Products

1036

726

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 994 615
Resin pellets C N/A
Cigarettes, butts & filters 2 1
Strapping bands & tape 12 5
Plastic utensils 2 2
Fishing gear 8 3
Food wrappers 15 7
Bottles <= 2 L 1 14
Straws 3 1
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 44
Gardening & farming related 3 26
Safety & construction related 9 3
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 8 6
Food containers 83 48
Lollipop sticks 22 7
Clothes pegs 6 6
Bottle neck rings 21 8
Rope 9 23
Toys, sport, & recreation 6 2
Shotgun wadding & shells 8 14
Bottle caps & lids 127 135
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 639 257
Bottle seals & tabs 9 3
Foamed Plastic 22 5
Polystyrene cups or food packs 21 4
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Rubber 11 100
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 35
Rubber bands 1 1
Rubber footwear 3 3
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 4 61
Other 7 4
Cotton buds 7 4
Cloth 2 2
Carpet & furnishing 1 1
Other cloth 1 1
Materials
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