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 Collection Survey

Paraparaumu Beach - Kapiti Boating Club

4 July 2020

Guardians of Kāpiti Marine Reserve

Ben Joshua Knight

Overview

B

8

3.7

3

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

72

Products

145

655

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 97 113
Resin pellets A N/A
Strapping bands & tape 1 1
Straws 2 4
Fishing line 9 9
Rope 3 1
Gardening & farming related 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 26 9
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 31 21
Other Plastic 1 16
Food containers 1 2
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 1
Clothes pegs 1 3
Food wrappers 3 4
Bottle caps & lids 5 15
Cigarette lighters 1 17
Plastic utensils 1 2
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 4 5
Metal 24 53
Unidentifiable metal fragments 5 20
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 5 5
Aluminium drink cans 1 22
Foil wrappers 13 6
Paper & Cardboard 8 39
Paper, newspapers & paper receipts 3 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 3 31
Other Paper & Cardboard 2 7
Other 5 1
Sanitary items 4 N/A
Personal care items 1 1
Rubber 4 23
Unidentifiable rubber fragments 3 4
Other Rubber 1 19
Cloth 4 18
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 4 18
Wood 2 407
Processed timber & pallet crates 2 407
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Other Foamed Plastic 1 1
Materials
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