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

Paraparaumu beach 1

8 November 2018

Guardians of Kapiti Marine Reserve

Chris Paulin

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

A

18

9

9

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

43

Products

86

2458

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 63 637
Straws 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 12 14
Other Plastic 1 69
Strapping bands 3 13
Rope 6 25
Fishing line 2 4
Cigarettes, butts & filters 25 10
Toys, balls & party poppers 1 1
Food wrappers 9 5
Food containers 2 495
Cloth 12 1717
Other Cloth 2 272
Backpacks & bags 1 35
Footwear & shoes 4 1079
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 5 331
Rubber 5 76
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 2 64
Rubber bands 2 3
Rubber footwear 1 9
Paper & Cardboard 2 3
Paper 2 3
Wood 2 20
Wooden utensils 1 3
Processed timber & pallet crates 1 17
Metal 1 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Glass & Ceramic 1 3
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 3
Materials
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