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

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Paraparaumu Beach - North Beach

22 June 2021

Waikanae Estuary Care Group

William Brown

Overview

B

3

2.0

1.3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

17

Products

34

188

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 27 96
Resin pellets B N/A
Food containers 3 21
Plastic sheeting 10 25
Rope 4 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 12
Safety & construction related 2 29
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 7 8
Fabric & Textiles 5 20
Backpacks & bags 1 3
Clothing, towels and linen 3 15
Rope, line or string (natural) 1 2
Wood 1 58
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 58
Paper & Cardboard 1 14
Other Paper & Cardboard (specify) 1 14

Materials

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