YEGO x Surfrider: ¡Ven a nuestra recogida en Bogatell!

Organized by Surfrider Foundation Europe Delegación España

Date & hour

Saturday 10/09/2021


Platja del Bogatell, 08005, El Poblenou, Barcelona, Catalunya, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

2 022Tobacco products with filters

237Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

189Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

136Plastic bags and pieces

92Lollipop sticks

73Bottle caps


64Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm


51Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 40
Number of schoolchildren 1
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled 10
Do you visit this place often? Non
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 papel y carton, bambu, sombrilla, madera, corcho
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.)? 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 which Fiestas de la Mercé y de diferentes barrios de Barcelona
- Exceptional meteorological events (high tides, floods, storms…) Non
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the sea Non
- Near a major shipping area Nsp
- 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 pesca deportiva
Please specify surf, submarinismo, snorkel, natacion, windsurf, paddle-surf, foil, ...
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Non


Tobacco products with filters2022
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl10
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl2
Plastic bottle caps43
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)14
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags136
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)22
Lollipop sticks92
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials11
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs51
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators19
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)23
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm64
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm189
Plastic cups, including lid20
Picnic dishes: cutlery13
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.18
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes3
Inflatable balloons2
Cigarette lighters3
Sandals / shoes1
Glass bottles4
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces237
Bottle caps73
Pieces of iron or scrap iron22
Clothes, tea towels34
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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