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

Maclean Park

15 March 2020

Paraparaumu college SEAR group

Ben Knight

Overview

B

13

2.4

1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

32

Products

63

181

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 46 46
Resin pellets A N/A
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 8 2
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 28
Food wrappers 2 2
Plastic bags 1 2
Other Plastic 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 9 2
Medical waste 1 1
Rope 15 3
Fishing line 7 5
Cloth 9 116
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 2 107
Rope, line or string (natural) 6 2
Other cloth 1 7
Other 3 3
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Personal care items 1 3
Rubber 2 1
Rubber bands 2 1
Metal 1 13
Aluminium drink cans 1 13
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 1
Materials
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