Blue Collective x Rainbow café

Organized by Blue Collective

Date & hour

Friday 06/10/2022


Plage de Lacanau Supersud, 33680, Lacanau, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

444Plastic bags and pieces

130Tobacco products with filters

75Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

68Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

47Plastic bottle caps

11Sanitary waste: Tampons

9Food packaging

9Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

8Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

8Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants60
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 100 à 200m
Number of bags filled3
Do you visit this place often?Non
To your knowledge, is there normally a large amount of litter in this area?Oui
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 areaOui
- 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 de pêche, Activités nautiques
Please specifyPêche
Please specifySurf
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters130
Plastic bottle caps47
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)9
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags444
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)4
Lollipop sticks4
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs9
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators11
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm75
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm8
Picnic dishes: cutlery1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.68
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes5
Shotgun cartridges3
Inflatable balloons2
Cigarette lighters1
Sandals / shoes2
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces8
Pieces of iron or scrap iron6
Clothes, tea towels6

Filter medias




People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up