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 - Karioitahi Beach

22 May 2021

Awhitu Beachcare

Emma Thomas

Overview

B

2

2.5

3.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

29

Products

58

705

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 46 127
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 25 13
Rope 1 6
Food wrappers 4 9
Strapping bands & tape 1 15
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Straws 1 4
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 4 15
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 3 46
Cigarette lighters 2 14
Paper & Cardboard 9 2
Cups, food trays & wrappers 9 2
Metal 2 575
Aluminium drink cans 1 43
Metal vehicle parts 1 532
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1

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