Organized by Chercheurs En Herbe

Date & hour

Sunday 05/15/2022


1023 Chemin de la Batterie Basse, 83000, Toulon, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

500Tobacco products with filters

250Food packaging

158Bottle caps

94Glass bottles

67Plastic bottle caps


50Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

50Confectionery packets and wrappers

50Plastic bags and pieces

35Plastic bottles ≤ 0,5 L


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants50
Length of beach/bank cleaned+ de 1000m
Please specify1500
Number of bags filled15
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?Non
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 specify3 barrières chantier métal, 1 palette, 1 panneau interdiction stationner de la ville
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 areaOui
- 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 specifypêche à la ligne
Please specifyVoiliers, plaissanciers, kayak
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters500
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl35
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl15
Plastic bottle caps67
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)250
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags50
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)50
Lollipop sticks5
Sanitary: Mask23
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)3
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm25
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm50
Plastic cups, including lid12
Inflatable balloons10
Cigarette lighters3
Sandals / shoes2
Glass bottles94
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces25
Bottle caps158
Pieces of iron or scrap iron30
Clothes, tea towels10
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up