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 South

23 August 2019

Sustainable Coastlines

Dan Downing

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

4

2.1

2.3

100m x 16m

Rock

Items per 1,000m2

221

Products

353

30654

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 308 17670
Resin pellets A N/A
Cigarette lighters 3 41
Clothes pegs 1 4
Strapping bands 10 50
Plastic utensils 1 1
Food wrappers 54 131
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 25 112
Plastic bags 6 48
Gloves 3 26
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 3 48
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Fishing gear 3 13707
Gardening & farming related 10 1605
Bottles <= 2 L (Plastic) 15 525
Shotgun wadding & shells 6 18
Food containers 10 31
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Mesh bags 2 17
Fishing line 2 20
Rope 35 981
Toys, balls & party poppers 4 164
Straws 13 5
Pens 1 1
Cable ties & zip ties 1 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 97 131
Wood 12 12052
Processed timber & pallet crates 12 12052
Paper & Cardboard 11 53
Paper 11 53
Metal 6 37
Foil wrappers 4 16
Aluminium drink cans 1 12
Wire, wire mesh & barbed wire 1 9
Foamed Plastic 5 6
Polystyrene cups or food packs 2 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 3 3
Rubber 3 61
Rubber footwear 1 60
Rubber bands 2 1
Other 3 0
Sanitary items 3 N/A
Cloth 3 772
Footwear & shoes 2 670
Carpet & furnishing 1 102
Glass & Ceramic 2 3
Glass or ceramic fragments 2 3
Materials
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