Actuamos Alicante, playa de Urbanova

Organized by Actuamos Alicante

Date & hour

Sunday 10/03/2021


Carretera del Saladar, 03008, El Palmeral - Urbanova - Tabarca, Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, ESP



Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 25
Number of schoolchildren 5
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled 19
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? Oui
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 sea Non
- Near a major shipping area Non
- Near a tourist area Oui
- Near a town Non
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...) Activités de pêche
Please specify pesca con caña
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Non


Tobacco products with filters80
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl40
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl60
Plastic bottle caps25
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)30
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)40
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags60
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)40
Lollipop sticks0
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials0
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs0
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators5
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)20
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm10
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm20
Plastic cups, including lid25
Picnic dishes: plates10
Picnic dishes: cutlery15
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.0
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes0
Shotgun cartridges0
Inflatable balloons0
Cigarette lighters0
Sandals / shoes4
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)0
Glass bottles6
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces10
Bottle caps0
Pieces of iron or scrap iron0
Clothes, tea towels6
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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