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 2

9 July 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

2

1

0

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

10

Products

21

473

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 11 44
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 5 9
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 4 31
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 2 4
Wood 4 312
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 310
Wooden utensils 1 2
Other 2 23
Paraffin or wax 1 12
Toothbrushes 1 11
Paper & Cardboard 2 19
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 1
Other Paper & Cardboard 1 18
Metal 1 3
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 3
Cloth 1 72
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 72
Materials
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