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

Kapiti Boating Club

5 June 2020

Guardians of Kāpiti Marine Reserve

Ben Joshua Knight

Overview

B

2

2.6

1.9

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

89

Products

178

2540

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 133 262
Resin pellets A N/A
Food containers 3 10
Bottle caps & lids 9 24
Lollipop sticks 5 3
Gloves 1 14
Medical waste 1 11
Other Plastic 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 1 4
Clothes pegs 1 3
Food wrappers 16 36
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 9 20
Pens 3 5
Rope 4 43
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 23 42
Cigarettes, butts & filters 48 15
Plastic bags 1 21
Fishing line 6 9
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 1
Foamed Plastic 12 3
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 11 2
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 8 33
Cups, food trays & wrappers 8 33
Cloth 7 919
Other cloth 2 70
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 3 734
Footwear & shoes 1 63
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 52
Metal 6 205
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Construction material 3 97
Aluminium drink cans 2 106
Wood 5 902
Corks 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 901
Other 3 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Faeces 1 N/A
Rubber 3 23
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 7
Other Rubber 2 16
Glass & Ceramic 1 193
Bottles & jars 1 193
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