Acción RSC con Bureau Veritas - Tarragona

Organized by Surfrider Foundation Europe Delegación España

Date & hour

Friday 10/08/2021


Platja Llarga, Carretera Platja Llarga, 43007, Tarragona, Catalunya, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

973Tobacco products with filters

105Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

52Plastic bottle caps

26Bottle caps

15Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

14Plastic bags and pieces

14Lollipop sticks

10Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)


8Fishing: lines, hooks


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 17
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled 10
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity: 50
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? Oui
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter? Oui
Please specify 65 bricks de plastico
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? 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? + 100
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.)? Non
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the sea Non
- Near a major shipping area Oui
- Near a tourist area Oui
- Near a town Oui
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...) Activités de pêche, Activités nautiques
Please specify ocio
Please specify escuela de vela
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Non


Tobacco products with filters973
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl1
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl1
Plastic bottle caps52
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags14
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)8
Lollipop sticks14
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs105
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators1
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)3
Plastic cups, including lid3
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.10
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes8
Shotgun cartridges0
Inflatable balloons5
Cigarette lighters3
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces15
Bottle caps26
Pieces of iron or scrap iron7
Clothes, tea towels4
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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