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

Kapiti Island - North end

Tokahaki Point

22 August 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

C

4

0.7

1.2

50m x 13m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

98

Products

64

38216

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 47 18475
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 15 619
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 1 2
Food containers 2 47
Food wrappers 4 5
Gloves 1 6
Rope 1 24
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 13 146
Toys, balls & party poppers 3 110
Plastic utensils 1 3
Fishing gear 5 17421
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 92
Wood 9 19707
Processed timber & pallet crates 9 19707
Foamed Plastic 6 30
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 9
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 20
Glass & Ceramic 1 3
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 3
Metal 1 1
Other Metal 1 1
Materials
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