Recogida en Getxo (fecha por determinar)

Organized by Surfrider Foundation Europe Delegación España

Date & hour

Wednesday 01/05/2022


Getxo, Bizkaia, Euskadi, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

31Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

23Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

15Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

9Confectionery packets and wrappers

8Plastic bottle caps

5Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)


2Fishing: lines, hooks

2Clothes, tea towels



Type of collectionA pie (playa/orilla)
Number of participants2
Length of beach/bank cleaned500-1000m
Number of bags filled2
Do you visit this place often?
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 area
- Near a townNo
- Near a major shipping areaNo
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 specifyRecreativa
Please specifyRecreativa
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?No


Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm31
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm23
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)9
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.5
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes2
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl1
Plastic bottle caps8
Clothes, tea towels2
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces15
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up