Yoyo II beach cleaning


Date & hour

Saturday 07/31/2021


Yoyo II, Sanaga-Maritime, Littoral, CMR


Top 10 of collected items

1 305Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

642Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

501Picnic dishes: plates

475Plastic bottles ≤ 0,5 L

341Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

301Plastic bags and pieces

267Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)

236Plastic bottle caps

167Picnic dishes: cutlery

160Tobacco products with filters


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants7
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled27
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:100
Do you visit this place often?Non
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 specifyépave d'un congélateur
Have you observed on the beache or on the riverbanks some industrial plastic pellets* also called mermaid tears?Oui
Have you observed on the top of the beach some big densities of industrial plastic pellets (sign of an ancient accumulation linked to spring tides)?Non
Avez-vous observé dans les laisses de mer des quantités importantes de granulés plastiques industriels ?Non
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?Transparent, Blanc, Rouge
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.)?Oui
- Events linked to human work / installations (work sites, construction…)Non
Events linked to festive activities (community or private festivals, parties on the beach, sporting events…)Oui
Specify whichMariage
- Exceptional meteorological events (high tides, floods, storms…)Oui
Specify whichGrande Marée
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaOui
Please specifyLe Wouri et la Sanaga
- Near a major shipping areaOui
- 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 de pêche, Activités portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specifyIl y a plusieurs campements de pêche dans la zone
Please specifyLes bateaux stationnent non loin de là
Please specifytraffic de tout genre
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters160
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl475
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl1305
Plastic bottle caps236
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)45
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)267
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags301
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)27
Lollipop sticks21
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials45
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs12
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)37
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm642
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm341
Plastic cups, including lid23
Picnic dishes: plates501
Picnic dishes: cutlery167
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.64
Inflatable balloons1
Cigarette lighters5
Sandals / shoes57
Glass bottles65
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces43
Bottle caps54
Pieces of iron or scrap iron15
Clothes, tea towels12
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up