Organized by Laura Gauvrit

Date & hour

Friday 06/03/2022


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


Top 10 of collected items

160Plastic bags and pieces

115Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

64Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

45Confectionery packets and wrappers

40Lollipop sticks

40Plastic bottle caps

24Tobacco products with filters

15Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

14Shellfish aquaculture

7Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants13
Length of beach/bank cleaned+ de 1000m
Please specify4km
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?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,...)Autres
Please specifyNSP
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters24
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl2
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl1
Plastic bottle caps40
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags160
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)45
Lollipop sticks40
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs15
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm7
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm115
Picnic dishes: cutlery2
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.64
Shotgun cartridges2
Inflatable balloons1
Cigarette lighters1
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)14
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces4
Pieces of iron or scrap iron3
Clothes, tea towels1

Filter medias


People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up