Recogida de residuos privada para St. Paul's School

Organized by Elia Planas Gabriel

Date & hour

Friday 10/22/2021


Passeig Marítim, 08860, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Catalunya, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

1 117Tobacco products with filters

309Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

72Plastic bags and pieces

62Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

47Plastic bottle caps

45Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

36Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

35Food packaging

23Confectionery packets and wrappers

20Wet wipes


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants110
Number of schoolchildren100
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled10
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?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?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?10 - 100
Avez-vous observé dans les laisses de mer des quantités importantes de granulés plastiques industriels ?Oui
Could you estimate the quantity of pellets observed over 1 metre?+ 100
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 seaOui
Please specifyRío Llobregat
- 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 portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specifytodo tipo de pesca
Please specifyPuerto de Barcelona y castelldefels
Please specifyturismo
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters1117
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl1
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl4
Plastic bottle caps47
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)35
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)9
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags72
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)23
Lollipop sticks12
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials6
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs62
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators17
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)20
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm45
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm309
Plastic cups, including lid2
Picnic dishes: plates1
Picnic dishes: cutlery14
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.12
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes10
Inflatable balloons19
Cigarette lighters1
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces36
Bottle caps15
Pieces of iron or scrap iron13
Clothes, tea towels6

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Butts Picked Up
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