Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. The data are 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 1

13 November 2019

Guardians of Kāpiti Marine Reserve

Ben Joshua Knight

Overview

B

6

2

2.2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

36

Products

71

950

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 52 138
Resin pellets A N/A
Food containers 1 4
Food wrappers 11 7
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 7 14
Pens 1 9
Plastic bags 1 19
Straws 2 5
Mesh bags 2 58
Rope 7 3
Toys, balls & party poppers 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 18 4
Gardening & farming related 1 14
Rubber 6 86
Rubber footwear 1 64
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 19
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 3
Metal 4 10
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 5
Aluminium drink cans 1 5
Glass & Ceramic 3 5
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 5
Cloth 2 207
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 104
Other Cloth 1 103
Wood 2 432
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 432
Other 1 56
Appliances & electronics 1 56
Paper & Cardboard 1 16
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 16
Materials
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