Organized by céline Mattera

Date & hour

Sunday 07/11/2021


38 Route du Sailhet, 65400 Lau-Balagnas, France, 65400 Lau-Balagnas, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

681Plastic bags and pieces

400Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

213Food packaging

123Pieces of iron or scrap iron

95Clothes, tea towels

75Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

72Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

48Plastic cups

30Sandals / shoes

14Medical waste : packaging / tubes


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 24
Number of schoolchildren 0
Length of beach/bank cleaned + de 1000m
Please specify 2000m
Number of bags filled 19
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 specify 45 kg de vêtements (sec)
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)? Oui
Please specify Panneau de signalisation
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 sea Oui
Please specify Le gave de Pau
- Near a major shipping area Non
- 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 nautiques
Please specify Truite
Please specify Rafting, canoë
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Non


Tobacco products with filters7
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl11
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl72
Plastic bottle caps13
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)213
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)13
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags681
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)0
Lollipop sticks1
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials14
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs0
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators1
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)0
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm8
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm75
Plastic cups, including lid48
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.0
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes4
Shotgun cartridges3
Inflatable balloons0
Cigarette lighters0
Sandals / shoes30
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)0
Glass bottles2
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces400
Bottle caps0
Pieces of iron or scrap iron123
Clothes, tea towels95
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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