Ar Viltansou - Rade de Brest : ramassage #26

Organized by Pierre Le Marchand

Date & hour

Saturday 09/25/2021


152 Route du Panorama de Kernisi, 29470, Plougastel-Daoulas, Finistère, Bretagne, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

500Plastic bags and pieces

170Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

170Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

80Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

35Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

30Food packaging

23Bottle caps

18Plastic bottle caps

16Plastic bottles ≤ 0,5 L

15Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants8
Length of beach/bank cleaned+ de 1000m
Please specify2280
Number of bags filled1
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:200
Do you visit this place often?Oui
To your knowledge, is there normally a large amount of litter in this area?Non
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)?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 seaNon
- Near a major shipping areaNon
- Near a tourist areaNon
- Near a townOui
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Zone de conchyliculture, Activités nautiques
Please specifyostréiculture
Please specifyToutes
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters10
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl16
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl15
Plastic bottle caps18
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)30
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)1
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags500
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)12
Lollipop sticks3
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials2
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs6
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators1
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm170
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm170
Plastic cups, including lid3
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.80
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes1
Shotgun cartridges2
Cigarette lighters2
Sandals / shoes6
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)6
Glass bottles11
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces35
Bottle caps23
Clothes, tea towels4
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up