Au bord de l'Estuaire

Organized by Annick DUBERNARD

Date & hour

Monday 08/02/2021


D669 E1, 33710, Gauriac, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

275Tobacco products with filters

139Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

77Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

30Plastic bags and pieces

17Bottle caps


10Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

10Confectionery packets and wrappers

8Food packaging

7Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants6
Number of schoolchildren4
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled3
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:50
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?Non
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?Oui
Please specifytélévision/Grand tissus bloqués sous les berges
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 seaOui
Please specifyEstuaire de la gironde
- Near a major shipping areaOui
- Near a tourist areaOui
- Near a townNon
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 specifyQuelques bateaux de pêche mais pas en mode industriels
Please specifyPetit port de Roque de Thau
Please specifytourisme
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.Pas mal de déchets non récupérables(bloqués, position dangereuse..) la concentration de mégots est la plus forte autour des tables installées (tourisme) avec bien sur la poubelle à deux mètres!!


Tobacco products with filters275
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl2
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl10
Plastic bottle caps6
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)8
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)2
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags30
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)10
Lollipop sticks2
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials2
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs0
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators0
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)0
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm77
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm139
Plastic cups, including lid7
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery5
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.7
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes0
Shotgun cartridges1
Inflatable balloons0
Cigarette lighters4
Sandals / shoes5
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)0
Glass bottles5
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces2
Bottle caps17
Pieces of iron or scrap iron0
Clothes, tea towels6
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up