Collecte de déchets sur la plage de l'Océan

Organized by Marie Carco

Date & hour

Sunday 08/14/2022


20 Avenue de l'Océan, 64600, Anglet, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

2 689Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

1 087Tobacco products with filters

350Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

259Confectionery packets and wrappers

198Food packaging

126Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

85Plastic cups

79Plastic bottle caps

67Sanitary waste: Tampons

28Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants53
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled3
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 seaOui
Please specifyAdour
- 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 portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specifyloisir, professionelle
Please specifyport industriel
Please specifySurf, plaisance
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters1087
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl10
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl10
Plastic bottle caps79
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)198
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)259
Lollipop sticks3
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs28
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators67
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm350
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm2689
Plastic cups, including lid85
Picnic dishes: plates4
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.126
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes1
Shotgun cartridges6
Glass bottles5
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces17
Bottle caps17
Pieces of iron or scrap iron23
Clothes, tea towels20

Filter medias



People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up