Ramassage pédagogique de déchets

Organized by Jeanette BRETON AGIR POUR L’OCEAN – HBSC

Date & hour

Saturday 05/01/2021


Grande Plage / Hondartza Nagusia, 64700 Hendaye, France, 64700 Hendaye, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

350Tobacco products with filters

100Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

71Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

62Plastic bottle caps

61Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

32Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

29Plastic bags and pieces

25Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

15Confectionery packets and wrappers

14Lollipop sticks


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 24
Number of schoolchildren 7
Length of beach/bank cleaned + de 1000m
Please specify 1800
Number of bags filled 3
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? Oui
Please specify microplastiques et micropolystyrene
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? Oui
Have you observed on the top of the beach some big densities of industrial plastic pellets (sign of an ancient accumulation linked to spring tides)? Non
Avez-vous observé dans les laisses de mer des quantités importantes de granulés plastiques industriels ? Non
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed? Rouge, Autre
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed? bleu
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 sea Oui
Please specify Bidassoa
- Near a major shipping area Oui
- Near a tourist area Oui
- Near a town Oui
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, Autres
Please specify port professionnel de Hondarribia
Please specify ports plaisance Hendaye et Hondarribia
Please specify surf, scoot de mer, paddle, voile plaisance
Please specify tourisme balneaire
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Oui


Tobacco products with filters350
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl6
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl5
Plastic bottle caps62
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)0
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)1
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags29
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)15
Lollipop sticks14
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials2
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs61
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators0
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)0
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm100
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm71
Plastic cups, including lid6
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery2
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.32
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes0
Shotgun cartridges2
Inflatable balloons0
Cigarette lighters0
Sandals / shoes0
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)0
Glass bottles6
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces25
Bottle caps2
Pieces of iron or scrap iron10
Clothes, tea towels5

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