Sensibilisation à l'impact des déchets dans la Nature

Organized by Jean-Marie Hervieu

Date & hour

Saturday 06/05/2021


Boulevard Industriel Zone industrielle du Malaquis, 76580 Le Trait, France, 76580 Le Trait, France


Top 10 of collected items

9 240Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

6 800Food packaging

5 400Plastic bottle caps

4 620Lollipop sticks

2 700Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

2 500Straws

2 300Stir-sticks

1 400Plastic bags and pieces

770Confectionery packets and wrappers

760Shotgun cartridges


Type of collection A pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants 30
Number of schoolchildren 13
Length of beach/bank cleaned De 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled 15
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity: 50
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? Non
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)? Oui
Please specify Morceaux de ferraille, Roues de voiture, Bidons de 50 litres, Couvercle de bac à OM, Siège de voiture, condensateur de frigo, BBQ
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)? Oui
Could you estimate the quantity of pellets observed over 1 metre? 10 - 100
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 sea Oui
Please specify Seine
- Near a major shipping area Oui
- Near a tourist area Non
- Near a town Oui
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...) Autres
Please specify x
Please specify x
Please specify Basin versant des métropoles depuis Paris
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers? Non


Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl120
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl142
Plastic bottle caps5400
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)6800
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)85
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags1400
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)770
Lollipop sticks4620
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials510
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs9240
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators616
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)78
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm2700
Plastic cups, including lid231
Shotgun cartridges760
Cigarette lighters539
Sandals / shoes18
Glass bottles35
Bottle caps12
Pieces of iron or scrap iron1
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up
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