JSE EPSA Cologne 17.09

Organized by Laura Gauvrit

Date & hour

Monday 09/19/2022


B51, 51063, Köln, Mülheim, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DEU


Top 10 of collected items

2 700Tobacco products with filters

338Bottle caps

300Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

100Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

14Plastic bottle caps

9Glass bottles

6Confectionery packets and wrappers

5Food packaging

5Pieces of iron or scrap iron

4Sanitary waste: Tampons


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants25
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleaned+ de 1000m
Number of bags filled4
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 seaOui
Please specifyRhin
- Near a major shipping areaNsp
- Near a tourist areaNsp
- Near a townOui
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?Non


Tobacco products with filters2700
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl2
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl0
Plastic bottle caps14
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)5
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)1
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags1
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)6
Lollipop sticks3
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials1
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs0
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators4
Sanitary: Mask2
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)0
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm4
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm100
Plastic cups, including lid0
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery0
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.0
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes0
Cigarette lighters4
Glass bottles9
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces300
Bottle caps338
Pieces of iron or scrap iron5
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up