18 de septiembre: Día Mundial de la Limpieza y de las Playas

Organized by Elena Polotskaya

Date & hour

Saturday 09/18/2021


Calle Río Cubia, 33820, Grado, Asturias, Principado de Asturias, ESP



Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants6
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 100 à 200m
Number of bags filled14
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?Non
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?Oui
Please specifyNeumáticos abandonados
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?Oui
Please specifyTelevisor, radio
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.)?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…)Oui
Specify whichFiesta de motocross
- Exceptional meteorological events (high tides, floods, storms…)Oui
Specify whichFuertes lluvias
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaOui
Please specifyEl rio Cubia se cruza con el río Nalon y tiene desembocadura en el mar Cantabrico
- Near a major shipping areaNon
- 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, Autres
Please specifyPesca sin muerte
Please specifyPaseo de perros, botellones
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters37
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl19
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl14
Plastic bottle caps24
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)17
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)7
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags11
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)5
Lollipop sticks43
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials5
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators3
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)9
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm7
Plastic cups, including lid27
Picnic dishes: plates14
Picnic dishes: cutlery19
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.1
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes4
Cigarette lighters7
Sandals / shoes3
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)2
Glass bottles19
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces21
Pieces of iron or scrap iron2
Clothes, tea towels3
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up