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

8 May 2021

Awhitu Beachcare

Andrew Hart

Overview

D

15

30.0

22.5

98m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

2551

Products

5000

30419

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 4707 5166
Resin pellets D N/A
Shotgun wadding & shells 19 117
Safety & construction related 24 184
Strapping bands & tape 80 53
Straws 19 19
Toys, sport, & recreation 46 173
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 3173 1696
Rope 76 489
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 43 48
Hangers & retail packaging 4 8
Plastic vehicle parts 16 64
Plastic bags 3 5
Bottle caps & lids 378 698
Bottle neck rings 79 88
Bottle seals & tabs 98 61
Bottles <= 2 L 67 101
Cigarette lighters 1 19
Clothes pegs 20 25
Plastic utensils 14 90
Fishing gear 23 193
Food containers 304 330
Food wrappers 82 154
Gardening & farming related 66 386
Lollipop sticks 41 89
Mesh bags 7 25
Pens & Stationery 19 21
Fishing line 5 30
Foamed Plastic 109 64
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 109 64
Metal 95 51
Construction material 95 51
Fabric & Textiles 46 32
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 42 22
Other cloth 4 10
Rubber 26 106
Rubber bands 6 12
Rubber footwear 1 79
Other Rubber (specify) 19 15
Wood 17 25000
Processed timber & pallet crates 17 25000

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