Organized by céline Mattera

Date & hour

Friday 07/16/2021


14 Avenue de Labouyrie, 40140 Soustons, France, 40140 Soustons, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

130Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

100Plastic bags and pieces

63Confectionery packets and wrappers

33Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

27Clothes, tea towels

25Pieces of iron or scrap iron

22Plastic bottle caps

20Tobacco products with filters

12Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

10Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl


Type of collection Embarquée (kayak, pirogue, Stand up paddle)
Number of participants 20
Number of schoolchildren 0
Length of beach/bank cleaned + de 1000m
Please specify 6km
Number of bags filled 4
Do you visit this place often? Non
To your knowledge, is there normally a large amount of litter in this area? Non
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 Emballage alimentaire
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 sea Oui
Please specify Le courant de soustons
- 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
Please specify ..
Please specify Tourisme et autres
Please specify Paddle canoë voile bateau
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Non


Tobacco products with filters20
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl2
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl10
Plastic bottle caps22
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)4
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)0
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags100
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)63
Lollipop sticks1
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials0
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs0
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators5
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)0
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm12
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm130
Plastic cups, including lid0
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery0
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.2
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes4
Shotgun cartridges0
Inflatable balloons0
Cigarette lighters0
Sandals / shoes3
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)0
Glass bottles9
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces33
Bottle caps1
Pieces of iron or scrap iron25
Clothes, tea towels27
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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