Collecte privée St Marie de Bastide

Organized by Zoïa CLEMENT

Date & hour

Tuesday 06/21/2022


Carcans Plage, Avenue des Sables, 33121, Carcans-Plage, Carcans, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

250Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

145Plastic bags and pieces

38Tobacco products with filters

35Plastic bottle caps

34Fishing: lines, hooks

27Food packaging

21Bottle caps

11Picnic dishes: cutlery

11Sanitary waste: Tampons

10Pieces of iron or scrap iron


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants2
Number of schoolchildren52
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled1
Do you visit this place often?Oui
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?Oui
Have you observed on the top of the beach some big densities of industrial plastic pellets (sign of an ancient accumulation linked to spring tides)?Non
Avez-vous observé dans les laisses de mer des quantités importantes de granulés plastiques industriels ?Non
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?Blanc, Noir
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 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 nautiques
Please specifySurf
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters38
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl2
Plastic bottle caps35
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)27
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)2
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags145
Lollipop sticks8
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials5
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators11
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)1
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm7
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm250
Plastic cups, including lid3
Picnic dishes: plates1
Picnic dishes: cutlery11
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes34
Shotgun cartridges5
Cigarette lighters1
Sandals / shoes1
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)1
Glass bottles1
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces6
Bottle caps21
Pieces of iron or scrap iron10

Filter medias


People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up