Initiative Océane - Beach Tour

Organized by Elise Gautier

Date & hour

Sunday 07/10/2022


Avenue du Lazaret, 17000, La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

232Tobacco products with filters

29Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

23Food packaging

21Confectionery packets and wrappers

5Bottle caps

3Wet wipes

3Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

2Pieces of iron or scrap iron

2Clothes, tea towels

1Plastic bottle caps


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants4
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled2
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?Nsp
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 areaNon
- 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 specifyPeche
Please specifyBateau, baignade
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Mégots de cigarette (dont filtres)232
Bouchons de bouteille plastique1
Emballages alimentaire (barquette, emballages sandwich, pot de yaourt, emballages fast food)23
Bouteilles plastiques hors boisson (nettoyants ménagers, bouteilles cosmétiques)1
Sacs plastique et fragments de sacs plastique1
Papiers de chips, de barres chocolatées, de bonbons (emballage confiserie dont gourdes/compote)21
Lingettes nettoyantes (ménager, hygiène)3
Morceaux de polystyrène entre 2,5 et 50 cm3
Morceaux de plastique entre 2,5 et 50 cm29
Vaisselles de pique-nique : couverts1
Touillettes (agitateur de boisson)1
Capsules de boisson5
Morceaux de fer, ferraille2
Vêtements, torchons2
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up