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

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Kapiti Island - North end - Boulder Bank South

3 November 2020

Guardians of Kāpiti Marine Reserve

Joy Knight

Overview

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18

13.8

11.4

100m x 20m

Boulder

Items per 1,000m2

107

Products

214

8314

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 177 904
Resin pellets A N/A
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 14
Other Plastic 1 118
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 19
Fishing line 1 2
Strapping bands & tape 1 3
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 10 17
Food wrappers 27 64
Mesh bags 3 36
Plastic bags 2 9
Food containers 5 21
Straws 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 3 10
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 57 55
Gardening & farming related 11 102
Rope 22 172
Bottle caps & lids 9 15
Bottle seals & tabs 2 1
Bottle neck rings 2 1
Safety & construction related 6 107
Bottles <= 2 L 6 114
Gloves 4 22
Paper & Cardboard 14 66
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 14 66
Wood 8 7162
Processed timber & pallet crates 8 7162
Metal 4 43
Construction material 1 34
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 2 5
Aluminium drink cans 1 4
Fabric & Textiles 4 127
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 4 127
Foamed Plastic 3 6
Ear plugs 1 2
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 4
Rubber 3 5
Sports & Recreation 1 1
Rubber bands 2 4
Glass & Ceramic 1 1
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 1

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