Collecte privée IME Alouette

Organized by Zoïa CLEMENT

Date & hour

Monday 05/16/2022


Plage du Gressier, D107, 33680, Le Porge, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

200Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

100Tobacco products with filters

60Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

47Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

35Plastic bags and pieces

25Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

25Plastic bottle caps

15Glass bottles

13Plastic cups

10Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants160
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled5
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)?Oui
Please specifyun parasol
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 specifyBassin d'Arcachon
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters100
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl9
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl3
Plastic bottle caps25
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)10
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags35
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials3
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs47
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators2
Sanitary: Mask4
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm25
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm200
Plastic cups, including lid13
Picnic dishes: cutlery7
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.60
Shotgun cartridges2
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)5
Glass bottles15
Bottle caps7
Clothes, tea towels5

Filter medias





People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up