Clean ta plage !

Organized by

Date & hour

Sunday 10/03/2021


86-120 Allée des Courlis, 50380, Saint-Pair-sur-Mer, Manche, Normandie, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

535Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

100Plastic bags and pieces

65Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

56Confectionery packets and wrappers

40Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

35Tobacco products with filters

22Plastic bottle caps

17Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

15Shellfish aquaculture

9Lollipop sticks


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants25
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleaned+ de 1000m
Please specify1 5000m
Number of bags filled4
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?Oui
Please specifyCartons
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?Oui
Please specifyIsolant
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
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?Transparent
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 specifycours d'eau
- Near a major shipping areaOui
- 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 specifypoissons, crustacés
Please specifyhuitres, moules, st Jacques
Please specifytourisme sur iles
Please specifyvoiles, surf, kite surf, jet ski
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters35
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl1
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl0
Plastic bottle caps22
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)2
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)0
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags100
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)56
Lollipop sticks9
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials0
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs8
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)0
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm40
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm65
Plastic cups, including lid1
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery0
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.535
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes0
Shotgun cartridges2
Inflatable balloons2
Cigarette lighters4
Sandals / shoes0
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)15
Glass bottles1
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces17
Bottle caps7
Pieces of iron or scrap iron3
Clothes, tea towels6
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up