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

beach-icon Beach.

Paraparaumu Beach - Maclean Park

15 December 2020

Guardians of Kāpiti Marine Reserve

Joy Knight

Overview

A

4

1.7

1.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

25

Products

50

3267

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 28 287
Resin pellets A N/A
Mesh bags 1 37
Fishing line 1 1
Rope 1 75
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 6 145
Food containers 4 7
Straws 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 11 16
Food wrappers 2 1
Strapping bands & tape 1 4
Wood 11 2705
Processed timber & pallet crates 11 2705
Rubber 5 198
Tyres 2 88
Construction & Automotive 2 31
Sports & Recreation 1 79
Metal 3 18
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 1
Aluminium drink cans 2 17
Fabric & Textiles 1 2
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 1 2
Glass & Ceramic 1 57
Construction material 1 57
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A

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