Agence Odds - Initiatives Océanes

Organized by Yolande Foltz

Date & hour

Friday 09/24/2021


Plage du Gressier, D107, 33680, Le Porge, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

35Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

25Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

20Tobacco products with filters

20Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

20Plastic bags and pieces

15Bottle caps

15Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

15Lollipop sticks

10Confectionery packets and wrappers



Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 6
Number of schoolchildren 0
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled 5
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)? Oui
Please specify un amas lourd formant un mélange d'hydrocarbures et de plastique (x1) / bout de caoutchouc (x2)
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 Non
- Near a major shipping area Nsp
- Near a tourist area Oui
- Near a town Non
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...) Activités nautiques
Please specify Surf, paddle, baignade
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Oui


Tobacco products with filters20
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl0
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl6
Plastic bottle caps3
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)0
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)0
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags20
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)10
Lollipop sticks15
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials0
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs0
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators0
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)3
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm20
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm25
Plastic cups, including lid1
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery0
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.35
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes0
Shotgun cartridges1
Inflatable balloons0
Cigarette lighters1
Sandals / shoes0
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)0
Glass bottles6
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces15
Bottle caps15
Pieces of iron or scrap iron0
Clothes, tea towels3

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People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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