Cabarete Beach Cleaning

Organized by Fabrice Delobette

Date & hour

Tuesday 02/01/2022


Cabarete Beach, Carretera Cabarete-Sabaneta de Yásica, 57600, Sosúa, DOM


Top 10 of collected items

800Plastic bottles ≤ 0,5 L

400Plastic bottle caps

400Food packaging

300Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)

200Lollipop sticks

200Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

100Confectionery packets and wrappers

100Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

100Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm



Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants18
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled18
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:50
Do you visit this place often?Non
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?Oui
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?Non
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?Non
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.)?Oui
- Events linked to human work / installations (work sites, construction…)Non
Events linked to festive activities (community or private festivals, parties on the beach, sporting events…)Non
- Exceptional meteorological events (high tides, floods, storms…)Oui
Specify whichPluie régulière, les détritus venat de rivières se déversent dans l'océan
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaOui
Please specifyRivière pourtant assez éloignée
- Near a major shipping areaNon
- 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 nautiques, Autres
Please specifykite, surf, windsurf
Please specifyzone touristique et villages avoisinants
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl800
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl10
Plastic bottle caps400
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)400
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)300
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)100
Lollipop sticks200
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs100
Sanitary: Mask20
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm100
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm200
Picnic dishes: cutlery50
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.50
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes50
Cigarette lighters10
Sandals / shoes10
Glass bottles30
Clothes, tea towels20
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up