JSE KPMG Seignosse

Organized by Laura Gauvrit

Date & hour

Friday 10/22/2021


Skate Parc, 40510, Le Penon, Seignosse, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

4 845Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

1 701Tobacco products with filters

470Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

372Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

254Plastic bottle caps

154Plastic bags and pieces

118Food packaging

75Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

61Lollipop sticks

35Shellfish aquaculture


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 49
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled 12
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? Oui
Please specify 81 médias filtrants
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? + 100
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 sea Non
- Near a major shipping area Non
- Near a tourist area Oui
- Near a town Non
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...) Activités nautiques
Please specify surf...
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Oui


Tobacco products with filters1701
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl4
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl12
Plastic bottle caps254
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)118
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)8
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags154
Lollipop sticks61
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials4
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs470
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators27
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)2
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm75
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm4845
Plastic cups, including lid6
Picnic dishes: cutlery4
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.372
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes6
Shotgun cartridges8
Inflatable balloons1
Cigarette lighters14
Sandals / shoes4
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)35
Glass bottles4
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces1
Bottle caps9
Pieces of iron or scrap iron4
Clothes, tea towels11

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Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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