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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Kāpiti Island - Rangatira Point

21 April 2021

Guardians of Kāpiti Marine Reserve

Ben Joshua Knight

Overview

B

2

1.3

0.7

100m x 10m

Gravel/Pebble

Items per 1,000m2

58

Products

58

3113

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 41 79
Resin pellets A N/A
Bottle caps & lids 3 15
Shotgun wadding & shells 1 2
Gardening & farming related 1 9
Toys, sport, & recreation 1 3
Food wrappers 4 4
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 11 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 11 39
Other Plastic 8 4
Rope 1 1
Foamed Plastic 8 12
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 6 3
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 1 1
Other Foamed Plastic 1 8
Wood 7 2945
Processed timber & pallet crates 7 2945
Rubber 1 77
Construction & Automotive 1 77
Other 1 0
Sanitary items 1 N/A

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