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Date & hour

Sunday 10/23/2022


Paseo Doctor Fleming, 33203, Somió, Gijón, Asturias, Principado de Asturias, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

70Tobacco products with filters

40Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

20Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

20Confectionery packets and wrappers

15Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

15Plastic bottle caps

7Lollipop sticks

6Glass bottles

5Glass pieces / ceramic pieces



Type of collectionA pie (playa/orilla)
Number of participants40
Number of schoolchildren20
Length of beach/bank cleaned500-1000m
Number of bags filled12
Do you visit this place often?
To your knowledge, is there normally a large amount of litter in this area?No
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?
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?No
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?No
Have you observed on the beache or on the riverbanks some industrial plastic pellets* also called mermaid tears?No
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.)?No
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaNo
- Near a tourist area
- Near a town
- Near a major shipping areaNo
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Actividad de pesca, Actividades náuticas
Please specifypesca caña
Please specifysurf, motos acuaticas
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?No


Colillas de cigarrillos, filtros incluidos70
Fragmentos de plástico de entre 2,5 y 50 cm40
Fragmentos de poliestireno de entre 2,5 y 50 cm20
Envases de chucherías (bolsa de patatas, barritas de chocolate, caramelos, envases de papilla)20
Sandalias / zapatillas3
Residuos relacionados con la pesca: redes (incluidos trozos), cuerdas, cordeles, redes y cuerdas entrelazadas15
Residuos relacionados con la pesca: hilos de pescar, anzuelos, cajas de cebo3
Palos de chupachups7
Tapones de botellas de plástico15
Ropa, trapos4
Botellas de vidrio6
Fragmentos de vidrio5
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up