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

Kapiti Island - North end

Boulder Bank South

5 July 2020

Guardians of Kāpiti Marine Reserve

Ben Joshua Knight

Overview

B

7

7.5

3.5

100m x 17m

Cobbles

Items per 1,000m2

106

Products

181

6371

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 131 1719
Resin pellets A N/A
Mesh bags 1 9
Gardening & farming related 6 325
Safety & construction related 2 1
Fishing line 5 6
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 39
Straws 1 1
Gloves 5 24
Food containers 2 36
Bottles <= 2 L 5 141
Strapping bands & tape 3 7
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 23 14
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 215
Rope 13 668
Food wrappers 13 12
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 19 69
Fishing gear 3 12
Other Plastic 2 26
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Bottle caps & lids 11 41
Plastic utensils 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 5 12
Cigarette lighters 1 18
Plastic bags 4 41
Paper & Cardboard 19 10
Other Paper & Cardboard 19 10
Other 13 0
Sanitary items 13 N/A
Metal 7 23
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 3
Foil wrappers 3 6
Aluminium drink cans 2 14
Wood 7 4613
Processed timber & pallet crates 7 4613
Rubber 2 2
Rubber bands 1 1
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 1 1
Foamed Plastic 2 4
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 2 4
Materials
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