JSE CRM Surgical

Organized by Laura Gauvrit

Date & hour

Friday 06/17/2022


30 Rue Amiral Gervais, 44760, La Bernerie-en-Retz, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

300Tobacco products with filters

57Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

55Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

38Shellfish aquaculture

20Confectionery packets and wrappers

16Shotgun cartridges

10Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

10Plastic bottle caps

9Plastic bags and pieces

7Lollipop sticks


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants22
Length of beach/bank cleaned+ de 1000m
Please specify1200
Number of bags filled1
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
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
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 townNsp
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Autres
Please specifyNSP
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters300
Plastic bottle caps10
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)6
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags9
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)20
Lollipop sticks7
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials2
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs5
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators4
Sanitary: Mask2
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm5
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm55
Picnic dishes: cutlery1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.57
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes3
Shotgun cartridges16
Cigarette lighters1
Sandals / shoes2
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)38
Glass bottles2
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces10
Bottle caps7
Pieces of iron or scrap iron6
Clothes, tea towels3

Filter medias


People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up