Collecte Maif

Organized by Valérie ROUSSENNAC

Date & hour

Tuesday 09/20/2022


3-5 Rue des Fautreaux, 17740, Sainte-Marie-de-Ré, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

173Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

77Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

69Tobacco products with filters

47Plastic bags and pieces

22Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

21Food packaging

20Plastic bottle caps

17Fishing: lines, hooks

16Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

13Clothes, tea towels


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants19
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleaned+ de 1000m
Please specify3 km
Number of bags filled2
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?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 areaNsp
- 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,...)Zone de conchyliculture, Activités portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specify,
Please specifyparcs ostréicoles à proximité
Please specifyport de La Rochelle à proximité
Please specifysports nautiques : paddle, kite surf.....
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui
Do not hesitate to ask us questions about the wastes you have found or to write us anything that seems useful for the Ocean Initiatives. Feel free, the best ideas never remain stowed in the drawers.6 galettes de pétrole sèches ont été ramassées


Mégots de cigarette (dont filtres)69
Bouteille plastique (boissons) de moins de 0,5 cl ou de 0,5l7
Bouchons de bouteille plastique20
Emballages alimentaire (barquette, emballages sandwich, pot de yaourt, emballages fast food)21
Sacs plastique et fragments de sacs plastique47
Papiers de chips, de barres chocolatées, de bonbons (emballage confiserie dont gourdes/compote)4
Bâtons de sucette11
Déchets médicaux (plastique) : Flacon / tubes / emballages médicaments2
Déchets sanitaires / hygiènes : Cotons tiges6
Déchets sanitaires / hygiènes : Tampons, applicateurs, serviettes hygiénique + emballages2
Déchet sanitaire : Masque0
Lingettes nettoyantes (ménager, hygiène)1
Morceaux de polystyrène entre 2,5 et 50 cm16
Morceaux de plastique entre 2,5 et 50 cm173
Gobelets en plastique, dont couvercle6
Déchets liés à la pêche: filets (dont morceaux), cordes, cordelettes, filets et cordes entremêlées77
Déchets liés à la pêche : Lignes de pêche/hameçon, boîte d'appats17
Cartouches de chasse1
Sandales / chaussures1
Déchets liés à la conchyliculture* (poche, casier, jupette etc.)11
Morceaux de verre / morceaux de céramiques22
Capsules de boisson2
Morceaux de fer, ferraille5
Vêtements, torchons13

Filter medias


People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up