Municipality trash assessment of trash hotspots
Wahieke Island Litter Hotspot study. Assessment of the LittaTrap in 34 locations in 12-month pilot study identifying trash hotspots.
"SWIMS has a lot of experience in installing trash control devices in California, and we like the flexibility of the LittaTrap design and ease of installation.”
Toyota installed LittaTraps as part of a pilot to showcase how effectively they can achieve their sustainability goals.
Between June-December 2019, the LittaTrap unit caught a total of 473 gross pollutants. Almost 60 percent of all pollutants were cigarettes.
A total of 1203 pieces of plastic and other pollutants stopped from entering the stormwater system & reaching the Waitamata Harbour.
In a 12-week education-monitoring programme 2,680 pieces of plastic and litter were caught and counted.
Five kg's of plastic pellets captured from one LittaTrap in a 12 month monitoring period