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.

Kāpiti Island - Rangatira Point

20 February 2021

Guardians of Kāpiti Marine Reserve

Joy Knight

Overview

B

4

2.7

0.7

100m x 10m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

48

Products

48

4068

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 37 141
Resin pellets A N/A
Fishing gear 1 5
Other Plastic 2 90
Parking tickets & receipts 1 1
Bottle caps & lids 3 7
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Food wrappers 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 2 1
Straws 1 1
Plastic vehicle parts 1 4
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 20 20
Shotgun wadding & shells 2 5
Rope 1 1
Food containers 1 4
Wood 8 3866
Processed timber & pallet crates 8 3866
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 1 1
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Ear plugs 1 1
Fabric & Textiles 1 59
Clothing, towels and linen 1 59

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