Organized by Laura Gauvrit

Date & hour

Friday 10/15/2021


33950, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

283Tobacco products with filters

128Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

95Plastic bags and pieces

79Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

78Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

52Plastic bottle caps

39Food packaging

30Shellfish aquaculture

24Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

9Glass pieces / ceramic pieces


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants20
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled1
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?Oui
Please specifybouchons de liège
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?1 - 10
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?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 seaNon
- Near a major shipping areaNon
- Near a tourist areaOui
- Near a townNon
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Autres
Please specifyje ne sais pas
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters283
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl2
Plastic bottle caps52
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)39
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags95
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs79
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators1
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm24
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm128
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.78
Shotgun cartridges5
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)30
Glass bottles1
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces9
Bottle caps1

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People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up