Collecte de déchets à Moliets avec Surfrider Landes

Organized by Surfrider Landes

Date & hour

Tuesday 07/19/2022


Plage de Moliets, D117, 40660, Moliets-Plage, Moliets-et-Maa, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

435Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

183Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

50Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

34Tobacco products with filters

33Plastic bags and pieces

30Plastic bottle caps

3Shotgun cartridges

3Bottle caps

2Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

2Glass bottles


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants20
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 100 à 200m
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?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?Oui
Please specify32 macro déchets divers
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 ?Oui
Could you estimate the quantity of pellets observed over 1 metre?1 - 10
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?Blanc, Noir, Rouge
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 specifyCourant d'Huchet
- Near a major shipping areaNon
- Near a tourist areaOui
- Near a townNon
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Autres
Please specifyje ne sais pas
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters34
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl2
Plastic bottle caps30
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags33
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs183
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm435
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.50
Shotgun cartridges3
Glass bottles2
Bottle caps3
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up