Recogida de basura en la Concha con Donostia Turismoa

Organized by Surfrider Foundation Europe Delegación España

Date & hour

Saturday 03/26/2022


Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra, Calle de Zubieta 2, 20007, Centro, San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

722Tobacco products with filters

312Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

199Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

137Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

134Plastic bags and pieces

35Lollipop sticks

27Plastic bottle caps

22Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

21Confectionery packets and wrappers

19Wet wipes


Type of collectionA pie (playa/orilla)
Number of participants35
Length of beach/bank cleaned200 - 500m
Number of bags filled5
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?
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?
Please specifypapel (84)
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?Transparentes, 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 sea
Please specifyRio Urumea
- Near a tourist area
- Near a town
- 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 portuarias, Actividades náuticas
Please specifyrecreativa
Please specify.
Please specifysurf, submarinismo, snorkel, natacion, vela, paddle-surf, ...
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?


Tobacco products with filters722
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm312
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm22
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)21
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags134
Picnic dishes: cutlery3
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)19
Plastic cups, including lid4
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)15
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators13
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs3
Sanitary: Mask8
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials6
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.199
Lollipop sticks35
Cigarette lighters4
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl5
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl4
Plastic bottle caps27
Inflatable balloons2
Bottle caps10
Pieces of iron or scrap iron6
Clothes, tea towels5
Glass bottles2
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces137

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People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up