Nettoyage de plage à Marseillan - Ecole de voile Les Glénans

Organized by Céline Hauzy

Date & hour

Monday 03/08/2021


6504 Riac, 34200 Marseillan, France, 34200 Marseillan, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

300Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

203Plastic bags and pieces

141Bottle caps

132Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

129Tobacco products with filters

115Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

91Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

86Confectionery packets and wrappers

73Plastic bottle caps

71Shotgun cartridges


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 65
Number of schoolchildren 53
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled 9
Do you visit this place often? Oui
To your knowledge, is there normally a large amount of litter in this area? Oui
In your opinion, has the beach been cleaned (presence of beach cleaning machine tracks or beach cleaned regularly) over the two weeks preceding the clean-up? Non
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter? Non
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)? Non
Have you observed on the beache or on the riverbanks some industrial plastic pellets* also called mermaid tears? Non
Are you aware of any event in the area that could cause a higher presence of litter (community or private parties, unusual weather conditions, beach parties, etc.)? Oui
- Events linked to human work / installations (work sites, construction…) Non
Events linked to festive activities (community or private festivals, parties on the beach, sporting events…) Non
- Exceptional meteorological events (high tides, floods, storms…) Oui
Specify which Forte tramontane
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the sea Oui
Please specify canal marseillan plage et canal du midi
- Near a major shipping area Oui
- Near a tourist area Oui
- Near a town Non
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...) Activités de pêche, Zone de conchyliculture, Activités nautiques
Please specify capechade
Please specify parc à huitres
Please specify plongé, voile
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Non


Tobacco products with filters129
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl37
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl22
Plastic bottle caps73
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)17
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)2
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags203
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)86
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials47
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs7
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm300
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm115
Picnic dishes: plates3
Picnic dishes: cutlery8
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.132
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes23
Shotgun cartridges71
Cigarette lighters16
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces91
Bottle caps141
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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