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 Survey

beach-icon Beach.

Awhitu Peninsula - Cochrane's Gap

9 January 2021

Awhitu Beachcare

Andrew Hart

Overview

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29

50.8

9.0

98m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

2780

Products

5448

13363

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 5348 2860
Resin pellets D N/A
Strapping bands & tape 35 45
Toys, sport, & recreation 14 68
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 4367 1347
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 8 132
Shotgun wadding & shells 27 69
Safety & construction related 48 198
Plastic vehicle parts 228 34
Rope 29 53
Pens & Stationery 8 5
Bottle caps & lids 278 459
Bottle neck rings 49 14
Bottle seals & tabs 14 7
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 24
Cigarettes, butts & filters 6 6
Cable ties & zip ties 4 21
Plastic utensils 3 24
Clothes pegs 19 30
Fishing line 1 1
Food containers 91 170
Food wrappers 27 27
Gardening & farming related 5 55
Hangers & retail packaging 1 5
Lollipop sticks 37 17
Fishing gear 48 49
Foamed Plastic 48 34
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 48 34
Wood 24 10001
Other Wood (specify) 6 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 18 10000
Rubber 17 13
Sports & Recreation 11 12
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 6 1
Other 7 48
Personal care items 6 48
Sanitary items 1 N/A
Fabric & Textiles 4 407
Footwear & shoes 1 10
Rope, line or string (natural) 2 389
Other cloth 1 8

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