Grand nettoyage estivale.

Organized by Roselyne Vogel

Date & hour

Sunday 08/01/2021


Plage de Honfleur, D34 C, 14600, Honfleur, Calvados, Normandie, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

150Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

100Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

100Plastic bags and pieces

100Confectionery packets and wrappers

80Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

80Lollipop sticks

60Plastic bottle caps

40Fishing: lines, hooks

30Bottle caps

30Glass pieces / ceramic pieces


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 15
Number of schoolchildren 0
Length of beach/bank cleaned + de 1000m
Please specify 3000
Number of bags filled 12
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? Nsp
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter? Non
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)? Oui
Please specify Chaises
Have you observed on the beache or on the riverbanks some industrial plastic pellets* also called mermaid tears? Non
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)? Oui
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 Non
- 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, Autres
Please specify Chalut, senne, peche au casier...
Please specify Plaisance, tourisme, commerce
Please specify Porte conteneurs,
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Non
Do not hesitate to ask us questions about the wastes you have found or to write us anything that seems useful for the Ocean Initiatives. Feel free, the best ideas never remain stowed in the drawers. Environ une quinzaine de participants lors de la collecte, avec présence de l'ONG Sea Shepherd ( stand de sensibilisation), nombre de déchets aproximatif sur le bilan. Environ 40 à 50kg de déchets récoltés.


Tobacco products with filters10
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl20
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl20
Plastic bottle caps60
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)10
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)5
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags100
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)100
Lollipop sticks80
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials10
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs150
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators10
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm15
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm80
Plastic cups, including lid30
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.100
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes40
Shotgun cartridges10
Cigarette lighters10
Glass bottles5
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces30
Bottle caps30
Pieces of iron or scrap iron10
Clothes, tea towels3
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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