Pagaie pour la planète 2021

Organized by Jean-Loup Miquel

Date & hour

Sunday 10/03/2021


Rue des Ahumats, 65270, Saint-Pé-de-Bigorre, Hautes-Pyrénées, Occitanie, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

1 350Plastic bags and pieces

418Pieces of iron or scrap iron

280Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

164Clothes, tea towels

70Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

44Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

40Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

36Food packaging


20Glass bottles


Type of collection Embarquée (kayak, pirogue, Stand up paddle)
Number of participants 30
Number of schoolchildren 0
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled 18
Do you visit this place often? Oui
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? Non
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.)? 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…) Non
- Exceptional meteorological events (high tides, floods, storms…) Oui
Specify which Crues 2013
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the sea Oui
Please specify Gave de Pau
- 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, Activités nautiques
Please specify Loisir
Please specify Rafting/Canoe/hydrospeed/etc
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Non


Tobacco products with filters1
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl5
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl44
Plastic bottle caps16
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)36
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)15
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags1350
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)16
Lollipop sticks1
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials7
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs8
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators2
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)3
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm16
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm280
Plastic cups, including lid8
Picnic dishes: plates1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.40
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes3
Shotgun cartridges1
Inflatable balloons0
Cigarette lighters1
Sandals / shoes12
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)0
Glass bottles20
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces70
Bottle caps12
Pieces of iron or scrap iron418
Clothes, tea towels164
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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