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

Boulder bank north side

22 August 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Shawn Elise Tierney

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

4

1.7

2.1

100m x 7m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

204

Products

143

41223

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 73 3445
Resin pellets A N/A
Gardening & farming related 1 11
Strapping bands 1 1
Food wrappers 28 54
Gloves 6 45
Rope 4 187
Straws 1 1
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 3 164
Food containers 7 71
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 7 42
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 7 85
Shotgun wadding & shells 3 10
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 1 1
Fishing gear 2 2191
Toys, balls & party poppers 1 64
Plastic buoys 1 518
Paper & Cardboard 41 115
Cardboard boxes & fragments 4 2
Other Paper & Cardboard 37 113
Wood 16 37501
Processed timber & pallet crates 16 37501
Cloth 4 11
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 9
Rope, line or string (natural) 3 2
Other 3 0
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Metal 2 2
Foil wrappers 2 2
Glass & Ceramic 2 55
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 3
Bottles & jars 1 52
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1
Rubber 1 93
Rubber footwear 1 93
Materials
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