Barcelona Surf Destination

Organized by Surfrider Foundation Europe Delegación España

Date & hour

Friday 10/22/2021


Platja de la Mar Bella, Passeig Marítim de la Mar Bella, 08039, Diag. Mar i el Front Mar. del Pob., Barcelona, Catalunya, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

915Tobacco products with filters

159Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

73Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

58Confectionery packets and wrappers

37Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

20Lollipop sticks

16Sanitary waste: Tampons

14Plastic bottle caps

14Wet wipes

11Picnic dishes: plates


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants15
Number of schoolchildren3
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 100 à 200m
Number of bags filled6
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?Oui
Please specifyMaterial de construccion, azulejos, cables, papel y carton
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 seaNon
- 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 nautiques
Please specifypesca deportiva
Please specifysurf, submarinismo, snorkel, natacion, windsurf, paddle-surf, foil, ...
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters915
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl2
Plastic bottle caps14
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)9
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)1
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags2
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)58
Lollipop sticks20
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials5
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs10
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators16
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)14
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm73
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm159
Plastic cups, including lid10
Picnic dishes: plates11
Picnic dishes: cutlery5
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.2
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes1
Cigarette lighters1
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces37
Bottle caps9
Pieces of iron or scrap iron4
Clothes, tea towels11
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up