Clean Walk "le port des bernu au naturel"

Organized by Annick DUBERNARD

Date & hour

Friday 10/29/2021


Lieu-dit Le Hangar, 33390, Saint-Genès-de-Blaye, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

134Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

21Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

20Food packaging

16Glass bottles

15Tobacco products with filters


9Confectionery packets and wrappers

8Plastic bottle caps

7Sanitary waste: Tampons

6Plastic bags and pieces


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants11
Number of schoolchildren9
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 100 à 200m
Number of bags filled2
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:100
Do you visit this place often?Oui
To your knowledge, is there normally a large amount of litter in this area?Oui
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?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?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 seaOui
Please specifyLa gironde
- 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
Please specifyloisir
Please specifycroisières
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters15
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl3
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl1
Plastic bottle caps8
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)20
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)0
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags6
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)9
Lollipop sticks2
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials0
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs2
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators7
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)0
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm21
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm134
Plastic cups, including lid0
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery0
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.2
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes0
Shotgun cartridges0
Inflatable balloons0
Cigarette lighters2
Sandals / shoes4
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)0
Glass bottles16
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces3
Bottle caps2
Pieces of iron or scrap iron0
Clothes, tea towels0
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up