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

18 March 2021

Waste Free Kāpiti

Olga Speranskaya

Overview

B

10

2.8

5.7

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

34

Products

67

132

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 50 101
Resin pellets A N/A
Cigarettes, butts & filters 7 1
Rope 2 2
Cable ties & zip ties 1 2
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 7
Straws 1 1
Safety & construction related 1 9
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 5 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 7 6
Strapping bands & tape 3 8
Plastic bags 2 31
Food wrappers 2 2
Fishing nets 2 1
Fishing line 13 16
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 4
Bottle caps & lids 1 1
Gardening & farming related 1 9
Paper & Cardboard 9 2
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 9 2
Metal 6 15
Unidentifiable metal fragments 1 1
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Aluminium drink cans 1 4
Other Metal 3 8
Fabric & Textiles 1 13
Other cloth 1 13
Foamed Plastic 1 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 1 1

Materials

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