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 2

21 February 2019

Kapiti Homeschool Crew

Sam Galloway

Overview

OFFICIAL SURVEY

Highest rank for data integrity

B

12

3

1

100m x 16m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

35

Products

56

546

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 38 138
Resin pellets A N/A
Rope 4 3
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 2 15
Food containers 1 23
Safety related 1 29
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 8 13
Food wrappers 14 27
Bottle neck rings 1 1
Straws 1 1
Strapping bands 1 1
Fishing line 4 24
Cloth 7 94
Clothing, hats, gloves & towels 1 1
Other Cloth 6 93
Metal 4 23
Aluminium drink cans 3 20
Foil wrappers 1 3
Other 2 0
Sanitary items 2 N/A
Rubber 2 132
Balloons, tennis balls, footballs, dog toys etc 2 132
Paper & Cardboard 1 6
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 6
Glass & Ceramic 1 3
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 3
Foamed Plastic 1 150
Foam sponge 1 150
Materials
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