Les élèves de l'option EPS du lycée A. Fournier à la collecte.

Organized by Thibault LE PORHIEL

Date & hour

Thursday 09/30/2021


Montée de la Plage, 40140, Soustons, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

1 500Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

450Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

300Plastic bags and pieces

240Plastic bottle caps

189Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

180Food packaging

54Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

50Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

32Lollipop sticks

30Inflatable balloons


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants32
Number of schoolchildren29
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled10
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?Oui
Please specifymasques 13
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)?Oui
Could you estimate the quantity of pellets observed over 1 metre?10 - 100
Avez-vous observé dans les laisses de mer des quantités importantes de granulés plastiques industriels ?Oui
Could you estimate the quantity of pellets observed over 1 metre?10 - 100
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?Transparent, Blanc, Rouge, Autre
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?bleu jaune et 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.)?Non
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaOui
Please specifycourant de soustons
- Near a major shipping areaNsp
- 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, Zone de conchyliculture, Activités portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specifython, bar...
Please specifyArcachon
Please specifytransport marchandise
Please specifysurf, jet ski, kite surf...
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui
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.comptabiliser le nombre de masque chirurgicaux


Tobacco products with filters6
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl15
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl50
Plastic bottle caps240
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)180
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)10
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags300
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)26
Lollipop sticks32
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials12
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs189
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators8
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)3
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm54
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm1500
Plastic cups, including lid29
Picnic dishes: plates0
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.450
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes5
Shotgun cartridges15
Inflatable balloons30
Cigarette lighters2
Sandals / shoes1
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)10
Glass bottles1
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces10
Bottle caps0
Pieces of iron or scrap iron2
Clothes, tea towels0

Filter medias






People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up