Collecte privée Val de Saye

Organized by Zoïa CLEMENT

Date & hour

Thursday 06/09/2022


Boulevard de la Plage, 33680, Lacanau Océan, Lacanau, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

166Plastic bags and pieces

72Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

19Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

13Tobacco products with filters

13Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

13Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

10Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

5Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

4Sanitary waste: Tampons

2Bottle caps


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants3
Number of schoolchildren25
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?Transparent, Blanc, Autre
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?Bleu
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 townOui
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 filters13
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl19
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags166
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs5
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators4
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm10
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm72
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.13
Shotgun cartridges1
Inflatable balloons1
Cigarette lighters1
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces13
Bottle caps2

Filter medias


People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up