Día de los Océanos

Organized by Surfrider Foundation Europe Delegación España

Date & hour

Sunday 06/06/2021


Plaza Clara Campoamor, 1, 20007 San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Espagne, 20007 San Sebastián, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

1 014Tobacco products with filters

160Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

144Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm


66Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

37Plastic cups

32Pieces of iron or scrap iron


22Plastic bottle caps

16Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs


Type of collectionA pie (playa/orilla)
Number of participants21
Number of schoolchildren2
Length of beach/bank cleaned200 - 500m
Number of bags filled6
Do you visit this place often?
To your knowledge, is there normally a large amount of litter in this area?No
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?
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?No
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?No
Have you observed on the beache or on the riverbanks some industrial plastic pellets* also called mermaid tears?No
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.)?No
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaNo
- Near a tourist area
- Near a town
- Near a major shipping area
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Actividades náuticas
Please specifydeportes acuáticos y pesca deportiva
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?No


Tobacco products with filters1014
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm144
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm160
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)12
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery1
Plastic cups, including lid37
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators5
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs16
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials15
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.12
Lollipop sticks4
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl7
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)2
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl5
Plastic bottle caps22
Bottle caps8
Pieces of iron or scrap iron32
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces66
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up