journée sensibilisation partenariat "conteneur" de Denis Theillet

Organized by Romain Thiébaut

Date & hour

Saturday 08/07/2021


Grand'Plage, Avenue de la Plage, 40480, Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

1 248Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

248Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

211Tobacco products with filters

200Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

29Plastic bottle caps

13Lollipop sticks


7Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

5Plastic bags and pieces

3Plastic cups


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 30
Number of schoolchildren 0
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 100 à 200m
Number of bags filled 5
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity: 30
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? Oui
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter? Non
Please specify 548 larmes de sirène
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? 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
Could you estimate the quantity of pellets observed over 1 metre? + 100
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed? Blanc, Noir, Autre
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed? bleu
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 courant du barrage du lac marin de Vieux-Boucau
- Near a major shipping area Non
- 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 nautiques
Please specify surfcasting, pêche de loisir
Please specify surf, paddle, canoë, kayak, planche à voile
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Oui


Tobacco products with filters211
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl0
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl7
Plastic bottle caps29
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags5
Lollipop sticks13
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials1
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs248
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)2
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm1248
Plastic cups, including lid3
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.200
Glass bottles3
Clothes, tea towels1

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People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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