Collecte privée Les Lesques

Organized by Agathe CHAILLAT-GASPAR

Date & hour

Monday 06/13/2022


66-66 Route du Pin Sec, 33990, Naujac-sur-Mer, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

702Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

103Plastic bags and pieces

66Tobacco products with filters

61Plastic bottle caps

43Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

43Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

35Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

32Food packaging


12Sanitary waste: Tampons


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants5
Number of schoolchildren38
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 100 à 200m
Number of bags filled1
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?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)?Oui
Could you estimate the quantity of pellets observed over 1 metre?1 - 10
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?Transparent, Blanc
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 nautiques
Please specifyTourisme
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters66
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl1
Plastic bottle caps61
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)32
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags103
Lollipop sticks6
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials4
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs43
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators12
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm35
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm702
Picnic dishes: plates1
Picnic dishes: cutlery1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.43
Shotgun cartridges7
Inflatable balloons2
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)4
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces3
Bottle caps7
Pieces of iron or scrap iron4
Clothes, tea towels2

Filter medias




People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up