Collecte de déchets aux Dunes

Organized by Victoria Cougnaud

Date & hour

Sunday 11/07/2021


Plage des Dunes, Avenue des Dunes, 85470, Les Dunes, Bretignolles-sur-Mer, Vendée, Pays de la Loire, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

64Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

45Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

34Plastic bags and pieces

27Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

26Tobacco products with filters

23Shellfish aquaculture

12Confectionery packets and wrappers

8Medical waste : packaging / tubes

7Food packaging

4Glass pieces / ceramic pieces


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 11
Number of schoolchildren 0
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 100 à 200m
Number of bags filled 1
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity: 10
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? Nsp
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 Oui
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...) Activités de pêche, Zone de conchyliculture, Activités portuaires
Please specify Port de pêche à 8kms
Please specify Dans la zone
Please specify Port à 8kms au nord, 17 kms au sud
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Non


Tobacco products with filters26
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl1
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl1
Plastic bottle caps4
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)7
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags34
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)12
Lollipop sticks2
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials8
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)1
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm27
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm45
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.64
Cigarette lighters2
Sandals / shoes2
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)23
Glass bottles2
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces4
Bottle caps2
Pieces of iron or scrap iron1
Clothes, tea towels2
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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