Initiative océane collège Clemenceau Tulle

Organized by Marion MOUCHELIN

Date & hour

Wednesday 10/06/2021


Plage d'Ilbarritz, Avenue d'Ilbarritz, 64200, Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

21Tobacco products with filters

15Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

7Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

5Confectionery packets and wrappers


5Shotgun cartridges

1Medical waste : packaging / tubes

1Picnic dishes: cutlery

1Fishing: lines, hooks



Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 24
Number of schoolchildren 16
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled 1
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? Oui
Please specify Coton tige (94) / biomédias (12)
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)? Non
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.)? 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 Plage situé près de la bouche de la station d'épuration
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the sea Non
- Near a major shipping area Nsp
- Near a tourist area Nsp
- 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 nautiques, Autres
Please specify Bateau
Please specify zone de sortie des eaux de station d'épuration
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Oui


Tobacco products with filters21
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)5
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials1
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm7
Picnic dishes: cutlery1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.15
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes1
Shotgun cartridges5
Cigarette lighters1
Glass bottles0
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces0
Pieces of iron or scrap iron1
Clothes, tea towels1

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People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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