"Sensibilisation Protection Nettoyage" plage de Montalivet


Date & hour

Wednesday 05/25/2022


Avenue de l'Océan, 33930, Montalivet-les-Bains, Vendays-Montalivet, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

120Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

39Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

25Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

20Tobacco products with filters

20Plastic bottle caps

12Food packaging

12Plastic bags and pieces

11Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

9Confectionery packets and wrappers

7Plastic cups


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants36
Number of schoolchildren33
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled4
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:50
Do you visit this place often?Oui
To your knowledge, is there normally a large amount of litter in this area?Non
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)?Oui
Please specifycâble électrique 1
Have you observed on the beache or on the riverbanks some industrial plastic pellets* also called mermaid tears?Oui
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)?Non
Avez-vous observé dans les laisses de mer des quantités importantes de granulés plastiques industriels ?Non
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?Blanc
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 seaNon
- 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 de pêche, Activités nautiques
Please specifysurfcasting
Please specifysurf
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters20
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl2
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl11
Plastic bottle caps20
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)12
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)2
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags12
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)9
Lollipop sticks6
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials4
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs2
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm39
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm120
Plastic cups, including lid7
Picnic dishes: plates1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.25
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes4
Shotgun cartridges4
Inflatable balloons1
Sandals / shoes2
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)3
Glass bottles3
Clothes, tea towels1
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up