Collecte déchets sauvages au Mourillon - Départ expédition pelagos

Organized by Chercheurs En Herbe

Date & hour

Sunday 07/04/2021


105 Corniche Général de Gaulle, 83000 Toulon, France, 83000 Toulon, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

12 300Tobacco products with filters

825Bottle caps

567Glass bottles

380Food packaging


214Plastic bottle caps

180Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

130Plastic bottles ≤ 0,5 L

130Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl



Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants130
Length of beach/bank cleaned+ de 1000m
Please specify2000
Number of bags filled10
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:100
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?Oui
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.)?Non
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaOui
Please specifyL'Eygoutier
- Near a major shipping areaOui
- Near a tourist areaOui
- Near a townOui
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Activités de pêche, Activités portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specifypêche à la ligne
Please specifyplaisanciers
Please specifyvoilier, kayak, bateau à moteur
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters12300
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl130
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl130
Plastic bottle caps214
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)380
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags90
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)60
Lollipop sticks58
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs2
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators2
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)8
Plastic cups, including lid92
Picnic dishes: cutlery1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.10
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes15
Cigarette lighters19
Sandals / shoes4
Glass bottles567
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces180
Bottle caps825
Pieces of iron or scrap iron15
Clothes, tea towels40

Filter medias



People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up