Les Retrouvailles IAE Caen Alumni | Nettoyage de plage

Organized by Marie BROHIER

Date & hour

Saturday 05/21/2022


Promenade Marcel Proust, 14390, Cabourg, Calvados, Normandie, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

22Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

19Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

15Confectionery packets and wrappers

12Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

8Tobacco products with filters

8Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

7Food packaging

4Plastic bottle caps

4Pieces of iron or scrap iron



Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants17
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled3
Do you visit this place often?Non
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)?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 specifyRivière la Dives
- 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
Please specifyPort Dives sur Mer
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters8
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl2
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl2
Plastic bottle caps4
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)7
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags2
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)15
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs0
Sanitary: Mask2
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm12
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm8
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.19
Glass bottles2
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces22
Pieces of iron or scrap iron4
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up