Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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 Collection Survey

Paraparaumu Beach

Paraparaumu beach 1

14 June 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

9

3

1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

26

Products

53

1750

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 36 164
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 1 1
Fishing line 1 1
Rope 1 3
Straws 2 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 15 16
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 10 66
Food containers 3 19
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 1 4
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 1 44
Gardening & farming related 1 9
Metal 6 190
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 2
Foil wrappers 1 1
Aluminium drink cans 2 88
Other cans (<= 4 L) 1 97
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 1 2
Cloth 5 1255
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 836
Other Cloth 4 419
Other 4 0
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Rubber 1 140
Rubber footwear 1 140
Glass & Ceramic 1 1
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 0 0
Cups, food trays & wrappers 0 N/A
Materials
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