Collecte de déchets Lacanau-Océan

Organized by Laura Chaillot

Date & hour

Sunday 10/24/2021


Lacanau, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

314Tobacco products with filters

274Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

233Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

230Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

184Plastic bottle caps

130Lollipop sticks

119Plastic bags and pieces

59Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

47Food packaging

30Bottle caps


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 55
Number of schoolchildren 0
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled 6
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? Non
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter? Oui
Please specify 1 Palme, 1 parasol, 1 caisse en plastique cassée, morceaux d'isolant pour toiture
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? + 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? 10 - 100
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed? Transparent, Blanc, Rouge
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 Nsp
- 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 Pêche loisir
Please specify Plaisance
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Oui


Tobacco products with filters314
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl4
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl3
Plastic bottle caps184
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)47
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)2
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags119
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)13
Lollipop sticks130
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials10
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs233
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators7
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)4
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm20
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm230
Plastic cups, including lid4
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery5
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.274
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes1
Shotgun cartridges17
Inflatable balloons6
Cigarette lighters2
Sandals / shoes0
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)2
Glass bottles3
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces59
Bottle caps30
Pieces of iron or scrap iron5
Clothes, tea towels4

Filter medias







People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
Share on email
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin