Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' 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 Survey

beach-icon Beach.

Paraparaumu Beach - Maclean Park

15 May 2020

Sustainable Coastlines

Ben Knight

Overview

B

3

1.3

1.1

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

20

Products

41

418

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 33 237
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 1 2
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Rope 3 9
Other Plastic 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 2 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 6 111
Mesh bags 1 55
Gardening & farming related 1 35
Strapping bands & tape 5 1
Pens & Stationery 1 3
Bottle caps & lids 1 1
Fishing line 10 17
Fabric & Textiles 3 111
Other cloth 2 27
Clothing, towels and linen 1 84
Rubber 2 56
Rubber footwear 1 42
Sports & Recreation 1 14
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Metal 1 14
Aluminium drink cans 1 14

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