Collecte privée Maurice Fognet

Organized by Zoïa CLEMENT

Date & hour

Thursday 06/16/2022


Plage du Grand Crohot, 33950, Lège-Cap-Ferret, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

200Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

170Tobacco products with filters

20Food packaging

13Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

10Plastic bottle caps

8Fishing: lines, hooks

8Bottle caps

5Clothes, tea towels

3Confectionery packets and wrappers

2Plastic cups


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants6
Number of schoolchildren50
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 100 à 200m
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?Oui
Please specifyLarmes de sirènes : 2300
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?10 - 100
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 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 specifyLe Cap Ferret
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters170
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl1
Plastic bottle caps10
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)20
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)3
Lollipop sticks1
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs13
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm200
Plastic cups, including lid2
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes8
Sandals / shoes1
Bottle caps8
Clothes, tea towels5

Filter medias




People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up