Recogida de basura en el cauce del rio Tarafa.

Organized by Ángel Cerdán Ros

Date & hour

Sunday 09/05/2021


Calle Lepanto, 03680, Aspe, Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, ESP



Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 28
Number of schoolchildren 10
Length of beach/bank cleaned + de 1000m
Please specify 2000
Number of bags filled 18
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? Oui
Please specify Toallitas desechables
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.)? 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…) Non
- Exceptional meteorological events (high tides, floods, storms…) Oui
Specify which Lluvias que arrastran las toallitas
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the sea Oui
Please specify Pequeño rio que desemboca en otro Rio más importante.
- Near a major shipping area Non
- Near a tourist area Non
- Near a town Oui
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...) Autres
Please specify Zona de paseo y senderismo.
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. Ha sido una experiencia muy buena y repetiremos, las personas participantes estan dispuestas a colaborar de nuevo.


Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl30
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl15
Plastic bottle caps22
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)10
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)20
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags100
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)12
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs5
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators30
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)30
Plastic cups, including lid20
Picnic dishes: plates10
Picnic dishes: cutlery6
Shotgun cartridges3
Cigarette lighters7
Sandals / shoes7
Glass bottles15
Pieces of iron or scrap iron9
Clothes, tea towels2
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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