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

5 September 2020

Awhitu Beachcare

Christine Schofield

Overview

B

7

7

5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

283

Products

566

8009

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 514 372
Resin pellets B N/A
Cigarette lighters 1 3
Other Plastic 7 19
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 6 6
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 366 180
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Straws 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 4 8
Rope 1 3
Plastic utensils 1 1
Plastic bags 6 14
Lollipop sticks 5 2
Gardening & farming related 1 5
Food wrappers 5 2
Food containers 42 26
Fishing line 1 1
Fishing gear 5 4
Clothes pegs 6 11
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Bottles <= 2 L 1 5
Bottle seals & tabs 3 2
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 49 76
Foamed Plastic 17 9
Other Foamed Plastic 2 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 8 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 6 2
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Other 13 3
Cotton buds 13 3
Paper & Cardboard 10 7
Other Paper & Cardboard 10 7
Wood 10 7600
Processed timber & pallet crates 10 7600
Rubber 2 18
Rubber gloves 1 3
Rubber footwear 1 15
Materials
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