Prends soin de ta mer

Organized by Valentine VILATON

Date & hour

Friday 11/05/2021


Dune du Pilat, 33260, La Teste-de-Buch, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

20Confectionery packets and wrappers

10Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

7Plastic bags and pieces

5Clothes, tea towels

5Lollipop sticks

5Medical waste : packaging / tubes

3Sandals / shoes

3Pieces of iron or scrap iron

3Bottle caps

3Glass pieces / ceramic pieces


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 9
Number of schoolchildren 1
Length of beach/bank cleaned + de 1000m
Please specify 2900 m
Number of bags filled 3
Do you visit this place often? Non
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? Oui
Please specify MOUCHOIRS 15
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)? Oui
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 sea Oui
Please specify océan atlantique
- Near a major shipping area Oui
- 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,...) Zone de conchyliculture, Activités portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specify bassin d'arcachon
Please specify Ostréiculture
Please specify port ostréicole
Please specify bateaux
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Non


Plastic bottle caps3
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags7
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)20
Lollipop sticks5
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials5
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm10
Plastic cups, including lid1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.0
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes2
Inflatable balloons1
Sandals / shoes3
Glass bottles2
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces3
Bottle caps3
Pieces of iron or scrap iron3
Clothes, tea towels5
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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