Recogida OSPAR en Alkolea - Mutriku

Organized by Surfrider Foundation Europe Delegación España

Date & hour

Friday 01/14/2022


Carretera GI-638 7-7, 20830, Mutriku, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

28Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

7Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

5Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

4Fishing: lines, hooks

3Sandals / shoes

3Plastic bottle caps


3Pieces of iron or scrap iron

2Plastic bags and pieces



Type of collectionA pie (playa/orilla)
Number of participants4
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleaned100 - 200m
Number of bags filled2
Do you visit this place often?No
To your knowledge, is there normally a large amount of litter in this area?No
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?No
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?No
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?No
Have you observed on the beache or on the riverbanks some industrial plastic pellets* also called mermaid tears?No
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.)?No
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaNo
- Near a tourist areaNo
- Near a townNo
- Near a major shipping area
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Actividad de pesca, Actividades náuticas
Please specifyPesca bajura
Please specifyPesca
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?No


Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm28
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm7
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags2
Sandals / shoes3
Plastic cups, including lid1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.5
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes4
Cigarette lighters1
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl2
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)1
Plastic bottle caps3
Pieces of iron or scrap iron3
Clothes, tea towels1
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces2
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up