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

Cochrane's Gap

Cochrane's Gap #1

11 July 2020

Awhitu Beachcare

Andrew Hart

Overview

B

10

9.2

6

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

1182

Products

2363

353485

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 1876 2200
Resin pellets C N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 1553 710
Toys, sport, & recreation 13 120
Shotgun wadding & shells 27 73
Safety & construction related 25 236
Plastic utensils 5 28
Baskets, crates & trays 1 25
Bottle caps & lids 116 243
Bottle neck rings 21 17
Bottle seals & tabs 21 20
Bottles <= 2 L 2 176
Cable ties & zip ties 7 19
Cigarette lighters 1 18
Clothes pegs 9 24
Fishing gear 14 56
Fishing line 2 6
Food containers 6 49
Food wrappers 12 23
Gardening & farming related 5 44
Lollipop sticks 24 17
Medical waste 2 22
Pens 5 24
Plastic bags 5 250
Foamed Plastic 332 520
Ear plugs 1 4
Foam sponge 2 14
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 40 38
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 287 450
Other Foamed Plastic 2 14
Wood 118 350031
Corks 1 10
Other Wood 1 21
Processed timber & pallet crates 116 350000
Rubber 21 667
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 6
Rubber bands 2 6
Rubber footwear 15 640
Tyres 1 9
Other Rubber 1 6
Cloth 10 36
Rope, line or string (natural) 10 36
Metal 5 16
Foil wrappers 4 9
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 7
Glass & Ceramic 1 15
Other Glass & Ceramic 1 15
Materials
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