Collecte des 40 balais!

Organized by Julien MILIN

Date & hour

Sunday 09/12/2021


Avenue des Dunes, 85470, Les Dunes, Bretignolles-sur-Mer, Vendée, Pays de la Loire, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

620Tobacco products with filters

390Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

94Plastic bags and pieces

39Lollipop sticks

34Confectionery packets and wrappers

31Food packaging

28Plastic bottle caps

27Bottle caps

17Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

14Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants15
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled2
Do you visit this place often?Oui
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?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)?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 seaNon
- Near a major shipping areaNon
- Near a tourist areaOui
- Near a townOui
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Activités nautiques
Please specifyvoile, surf, pêche à pied, pêche à la ligne...
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters620
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl5
Plastic bottle caps28
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)31
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)0
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags94
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)34
Lollipop sticks39
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials8
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators1
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm14
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm17
Plastic cups, including lid1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.390
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes4
Cigarette lighters1
Glass bottles4
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces3
Bottle caps27
Pieces of iron or scrap iron4
Clothes, tea towels2
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up