Plage la Coqueraie d'Akanda


Date & hour

Sunday 05/15/2022


Port de Libreville, Boulevard de l'Indépendance, Komo-Mondah, Estuaire, GAB


Top 10 of collected items

403Food packaging

209Plastic bottles ≤ 0,5 L

181Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

87Confectionery packets and wrappers

77Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)


63Plastic bottle caps

31Plastic bags and pieces

29Picnic dishes: plates

21Tobacco products with filters


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants3
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled23
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:130
Do you visit this place often?Oui
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.)?Non
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaNon
- Near a major shipping areaNsp
- Near a tourist areaNsp
- Near a townNsp
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Activités de pêche
Please specifypêche artisanale
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Mégots de cigarette (dont filtres)21
Bouteille plastique (boissons) de moins de 0,5 cl ou de 0,5l209
Bouteille plastique (boissons) de plus de 0,5 l181
Bouchons de bouteille plastique63
Emballages alimentaire (barquette, emballages sandwich, pot de yaourt, emballages fast food)403
Bouteilles plastiques hors boisson (nettoyants ménagers, bouteilles cosmétiques)77
Sacs plastique et fragments de sacs plastique31
Papiers de chips, de barres chocolatées, de bonbons (emballage confiserie dont gourdes/compote)87
Bâtons de sucette12
Vaisselles de pique-nique : assiettes29
Sandales / chaussures15
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up