Organized by Chercheurs En Herbe

Date & hour

Saturday 05/07/2022


Promenade Henri Fabre, 83000, Toulon, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

3 200Tobacco products with filters

139Bottle caps

50Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

50Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

47Plastic bottle caps

30Food packaging


20Plastic bags and pieces

20Confectionery packets and wrappers

20Glass bottles


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants40
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled16
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?Nsp
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 seaOui
Please specifyL'Eygoutier
- 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 portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specifypêche à la ligne
Please specifyplaisanciers
Please specifyvoilier, kayak, bateau à moteur
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters3200
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl16
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl8
Plastic bottle caps47
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)30
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags20
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)20
Lollipop sticks8
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials2
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs0
Sanitary: Mask6
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm10
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm50
Plastic cups, including lid15
Inflatable balloons7
Cigarette lighters8
Sandals / shoes2
Glass bottles20
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces50
Bottle caps139
Pieces of iron or scrap iron15
Clothes, tea towels5
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up