Recogida Zumaiena Ikastetxea - Urria 2021

Organized by Surfrider Foundation Europe Delegación España

Date & hour

Tuesday 10/05/2021


Calle Muelle, 20830, Mutriku, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

115Plastic bags and pieces

37Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

12Plastic bottle caps

11Pieces of iron or scrap iron

9Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)

9Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

8Tobacco products with filters

7Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

6Confectionery packets and wrappers

6Clothes, tea towels


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants27
Number of schoolchildren25
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled4
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?Non
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 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 specifyBarcos pesqueros
Please specifycerca de puerto
Please specifypesca deportiva
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non
Do not hesitate to ask us questions about the wastes you have found or to write us anything that seems useful for the Ocean Initiatives. Feel free, the best ideas never remain stowed in the drawers.Spanish version is needed


Tobacco products with filters8
Plastic bottle caps12
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)1
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)9
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags115
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)6
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm9
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.7
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces37
Bottle caps2
Pieces of iron or scrap iron11
Clothes, tea towels6
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up