Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. It is 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

Paraparaumu beach 1

12 February 2019

Guardians of Kapiti Marine Reserve

Chris Paulin

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

7

2

2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

56

Products

113

755

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 82 185
Cigarettes, butts & filters 30 9
Other Plastic 1 16
Plastic utensils 1 5
Fishing gear 1 4
Food wrappers 13 85
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 1 2
Food containers 1 8
Strapping bands 7 20
Fishing line 19 5
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 2 4
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 10
Rope 3 16
Cloth 14 326
Other Cloth 14 326
Paper & Cardboard 9 12
Paper 9 12
Metal 4 37
Aluminium drink cans 3 26
Fishing related 1 11
Rubber 3 193
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 1
Rubber footwear 1 192
Foamed Plastic 1 2
Ear plugs 1 2
Materials
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