Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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

20 February 2019

Awhitu Beach Care

Anna McNaughton

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

8

5

0

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

960

Products

1920

1229

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 1912 1220
Resin pellets C N/A
Pens 6 2
Shotgun wadding & shells 6 14
Clothes pegs 1 2
Toys, balls & party poppers 20 35
Strapping bands 16 12
Rope 9 28
Plastic utensils 6 7
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 1469 817
Food containers 150 56
Other Plastic 1 8
Fishing gear 4 16
Gardening & farming related 1 8
Cigarettes, butts & filters 18 8
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 50 23
Straws 6 8
Food wrappers 21 49
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 128 127
Foamed Plastic 5 4
Foam sponge 2 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 3 3
Paper & Cardboard 2 2
Cardboard boxes & fragments 2 2
Metal 1 3
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 3
Materials
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