Nettoyage de la plage de Marseillan - Ecole de voile Les Glénans

Organized by Céline Hauzy

Date & hour

Thursday 07/15/2021


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


Top 10 of collected items

142Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

67Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

53Plastic bags and pieces

48Cigarette lighters

39Bottle caps

38Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

37Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

32Tobacco products with filters

30Plastic bottle caps

28Confectionery packets and wrappers


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants15
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 100 à 200m
Number of bags filled3
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?Oui
Please specifyBloc de béton 4
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 specifycanal marseillan plage et canal du midi
- Near a major shipping areaOui
- Near a tourist areaOui
- Near a townNon
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 specifycapechade
Please specifyparc à huitres
Please specifyr
Please specifyplongé, voile
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters32
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl3
Plastic bottle caps30
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)1
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags53
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)28
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm38
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm142
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.37
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes3
Shotgun cartridges21
Cigarette lighters48
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces67
Bottle caps39
Pieces of iron or scrap iron20
Clothes, tea towels4

Filter medias


People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up