Ramassage de déchets Organisé par Surfrider m

Organized by Surfrider Antenne Calvados

Date & hour

Sunday 11/07/2021


Voie des Français Libres, 14470, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Calvados, Normandie, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

100Tobacco products with filters

86Lollipop sticks

50Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

31Shellfish aquaculture

30Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

30Glass pieces / ceramic pieces


20Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

20Plastic bottle caps

16Shotgun cartridges


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants60
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled15
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?Non
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?Oui
Please specifyFerraille de pêche : 22 kilos et cordages : 36 kilos
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?Oui
Please specifyPalette, morceau de voiture
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 ?Non
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.)?Non
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaNon
- Near a major shipping areaOui
- Near a tourist areaOui
- Near a townOui
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Activités de pêche, Activités portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specifyPêche
Please specifyPort
Please specifyWindsurf
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters100
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl20
Plastic bottle caps20
Lollipop sticks86
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials3
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)10
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm30
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.50
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes5
Shotgun cartridges16
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)31
Glass bottles5
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces30
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up