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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Kapiti Island - Boulder Bank South

24 September 2021

Guardians of Kāpiti Marine Reserve

Joy Knight

Overview

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7

3.3

2.2

100m x 14m

Cobbles

Items per 1,000m2

78

Products

109

2505

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 72 994
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Straws 2 1
Other Plastic 1 26
Safety & construction related 1 682
Food containers 1 3
Food wrappers 7 10
Bottles <= 2 L 2 10
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 13 52
Bottle caps & lids 10 31
Rope 9 53
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 14 25
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 4
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 2
Gloves 4 29
Fishing gear 2 7
Hangers & retail packaging 2 57
Paper & Cardboard 16 50
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 16 50
Fabric & Textiles 6 95
Other cloth 5 66
Clothing, towels and linen 1 29
Metal 5 19
Construction material 1 7
Foil wrappers 1 2
Aluminium drink cans 2 9
Other Metal 1 1
Rubber 4 1
Sports & Recreation 4 1
Foamed Plastic 3 10
Other Foamed Plastic 1 9
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 1
Wood 3 1336
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 1336

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