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

North Beach

21 August 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Shelley Butt

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

A

4

1.4

0.6

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

14

Products

29

1125

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 23 1111
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 6 15
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 4
Fishing gear 1 6
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 1 1
Cigarette lighters 1 20
Food wrappers 1 1
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Rope 6 1047
Fishing line 4 16
Other 4 0
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Cloth 2 14
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 2
Footwear & shoes 1 12
Materials
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