Opération de nettoyage du Verdanson

Organized by Nicolas Costa

Date & hour

Sunday 11/14/2021


2-162 Rue du Moulin de Salicate, 34000, Montpellier, Hérault, Occitanie, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

280Tobacco products with filters


37Food packaging

31Glass bottles

30Plastic bottles ≤ 0,5 L

21Plastic bottle caps

20Clothes, tea towels

19Plastic bags and pieces

17Pieces of iron or scrap iron

16Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants12
Length of beach/bank cleaned+ de 1000m
Please specify2800
Number of bags filled40
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:100
Do you visit this place often?Non
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?Oui
Please specifyBombe de peinture x 1 6
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 seaOui
Please specifyLe Verdanson traverse Montpellier, se jette dans le Lez qui
- Near a major shipping areaNon
- Near a tourist areaNon
- Near a townOui
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Autres
Please specifyn
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters280
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl30
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl16
Plastic bottle caps21
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)37
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)7
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags19
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)12
Lollipop sticks2
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials3
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs7
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators4
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)15
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm12
Cigarette lighters5
Sandals / shoes2
Glass bottles31
Pieces of iron or scrap iron17
Clothes, tea towels20
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up