Recogida en Getxo

Organized by Surfrider Foundation Europe Delegación España

Date & hour

Friday 04/29/2022


48990, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

36Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

29Clothes, tea towels

12Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

4Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

3Tobacco products with filters

3Pieces of iron or scrap iron

2Confectionery packets and wrappers

2Food packaging

2Sanitary waste: Tampons

2Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs


Type of collectionA pie (playa/orilla)
Number of participants9
Length of beach/bank cleaned+ de 1000m
Please specify1000 m
Number of bags filled4
Do you visit this place often?
To your knowledge, is there normally a large amount of litter in this area?
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?
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?Blancos
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)?No
Avez-vous observé dans les laisses de mer des quantités importantes de granulés plastiques industriels ?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 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 specifyPesca recreativa
Please specifyPaddle surf y surf
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?No


Tobacco products with filters3
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm12
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm36
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)2
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)2
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators2
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs2
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.4
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes2
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl1
Pieces of iron or scrap iron3
Clothes, tea towels29
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up