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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Paraparaumu Beach - Kapiti Boating Club

16 December 2020

Guardians of Kāpiti Marine Reserve

Joy Knight

Overview

A

3

2.8

1.2

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

61

Products

122

1710

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 64 149
Resin pellets A N/A
Cigarettes, butts & filters 15 4
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Gardening & farming related 2 56
Fishing line 4 1
Food containers 1 4
Strapping bands & tape 3 18
Rope 13 25
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Plastic bags 1 1
Pens & Stationery 1 2
Cable ties & zip ties 2 5
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 14 23
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 6 8
Glass & Ceramic 34 88
Glass or ceramic fragments 34 88
Rubber 6 181
Rubber gloves 1 10
Sports & Recreation 1 3
Tyres 2 58
Rubber footwear 2 110
Fabric & Textiles 5 47
Unidentifiable cloth fragments 2 15
Other cloth 3 32
Foamed Plastic 4 28
Other Foamed Plastic 4 28
Metal 3 42
Other Metal 1 6
Aluminium drink cans 1 34
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Wood 3 1156
Processed timber & pallet crates 3 1156
Paper & Cardboard 2 19
Cups, food trays & wrappers 2 19
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A

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