Collecte de déchets - Baie de l'Orne Merville-Franceville

Organized by Surfrider Antenne Calvados

Date & hour

Sunday 12/12/2021


Chemin du Club Nautique, 14810, Merville-Franceville-Plage, Calvados, Normandie, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

400Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

200Lollipop sticks

100Plastic bottle caps

30Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

30Food packaging


15Glass bottles

4Medical waste : packaging / tubes


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants25
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled10
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)?Oui
Please specifyGrille métallique, tente
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 specifyOrne
- 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 specifyNsp
Please specifyNsp
Please specifyWindsurf
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl30
Plastic bottle caps100
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)30
Lollipop sticks200
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials4
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm400
Glass bottles15
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up