Collecte de déchets - Ouistreham - Pointe du siège

Organized by Surfrider Antenne Calvados

Date & hour

Sunday 01/09/2022


Chemin de la Pointe du Siège, 14150, Ouistreham, Calvados, Normandie, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

300Confectionery packets and wrappers

300Lollipop sticks

200Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

200Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

132Plastic bottle caps

119Shotgun cartridges

80Glass bottles


50Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl



Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants60
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled15
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 specifyBouée, chaise plastique, totem en bois
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 specifyL'orne
- Near a major shipping areaOui
- 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,...)Activités portuaires
Please specify.
Please specifyPort de Ouistreham, départ de ferry
Please specify.
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl30
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl50
Plastic bottle caps132
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags10
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)300
Lollipop sticks300
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials10
Sanitary: Mask20
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm200
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm200
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.1
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes12
Shotgun cartridges119
Cigarette lighters31
Sandals / shoes1
Glass bottles80
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces20
Clothes, tea towels14
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up