Initiative Océane PÉNESTIN

Organized by Christophe ROUSTIAU

Date & hour

Sunday 09/26/2021


Allée du Maro, 56760, Pénestin, Morbihan, Bretagne, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

4 538Shellfish aquaculture

106Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

84Tobacco products with filters

57Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

56Confectionery packets and wrappers

53Plastic bags and pieces

42Food packaging

28Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

15Bottle caps

14Fishing: lines, hooks


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 20
Number of schoolchildren 0
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled 3
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? 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)? 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.)? Non
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the sea Oui
Please specify La Vilaine
- Near a major shipping area Non
- Near a tourist area Non
- Near a town Non
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...) Zone de conchyliculture
Please specify Mytiliculture
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Non


Tobacco products with filters84
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl1
Plastic bottle caps9
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)42
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags53
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)56
Lollipop sticks8
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials10
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs28
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators1
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)6
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm10
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm57
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.106
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes14
Shotgun cartridges2
Inflatable balloons1
Cigarette lighters1
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)4538
Glass bottles9
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces4
Bottle caps15
Clothes, tea towels9
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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