Organized by Laura Gauvrit

Date & hour

Monday 10/18/2021


Quai de la Jonelière, 44300, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

561Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

378Tobacco products with filters

222Food packaging

96Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

69Bottle caps

60Sanitary waste: Tampons

39Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

19Glass bottles

16Pieces of iron or scrap iron



Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants8
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled8
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?Nsp
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.)?Non
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaOui
Please specifyl'èrdre
- Near a major shipping areaNon
- Near a tourist areaNon
- Near a townOui
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Autres
Please specifyne sais pas
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters378
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl5
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl2
Plastic bottle caps13
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)222
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags3
Lollipop sticks4
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs1
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators60
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm39
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm96
Plastic cups, including lid6
Picnic dishes: cutlery1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.3
Cigarette lighters1
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)3
Glass bottles19
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces561
Bottle caps69
Pieces of iron or scrap iron16
Clothes, tea towels8
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up