JSE Caisse Epargne Marseille

Organized by Laura Gauvrit

Date & hour

Sunday 10/03/2021


Avenue Pierre Mendès France, 13008, 8e Arrondissement, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

2 573Tobacco products with filters


100Food packaging

100Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

100Confectionery packets and wrappers

50Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

25Plastic bottles ≤ 0,5 L

20Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

20Plastic bottle caps

15Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants21
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled12
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?Nsp
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?Oui
Please specifydéchets papier et cartons
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?Oui
Please specify1 palme, 1 balai, 1 boxer, 2 cartes de crédit
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?1 - 10
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, Blanc
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 whichorages et intempéries
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaOui
Please specifyHuveaune
- 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, Activités portuaires
Please specifyMarseille port de peche
Please specifyMarseille cargos
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters2573
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl25
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl15
Plastic bottle caps20
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)100
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags2
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)100
Lollipop sticks5
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials15
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators2
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)10
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm20
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm50
Plastic cups, including lid5
Picnic dishes: cutlery3
Glass bottles10
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces100
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up