JSE Yahoo Saint Malo 28.09.22

Organized by Laura Gauvrit

Date & hour

Thursday 09/29/2022


Porte Saint-Vincent, 35400, Saint-Malo, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

450Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

84Tobacco products with filters

52Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

29Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

16Plastic bottle caps


5Clothes, tea towels

4Inflatable balloons

3Food packaging

2Sanitary: Mask


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants38
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled5
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?Oui
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?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)?Oui
Could you estimate the quantity of pellets observed over 1 metre?1 - 10
Avez-vous observé dans les laisses de mer des quantités importantes de granulés plastiques industriels ?Non
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?Transparent
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 areaOui
- 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,...)Activités nautiques
Please specifyvoile
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Mégots de cigarette (dont filtres)84
Bouteille plastique (boissons) de moins de 0,5 cl ou de 0,5l1
Bouteille plastique (boissons) de plus de 0,5 l1
Bouchons de bouteille plastique16
Emballages alimentaire (barquette, emballages sandwich, pot de yaourt, emballages fast food)3
Bouteilles plastiques hors boisson (nettoyants ménagers, bouteilles cosmétiques)1
Déchet sanitaire : Masque2
Morceaux de polystyrène entre 2,5 et 50 cm450
Vaisselles de pique-nique : couverts2
Déchets liés à la pêche: filets (dont morceaux), cordes, cordelettes, filets et cordes entremêlées29
Déchets liés à la pêche : Lignes de pêche/hameçon, boîte d'appats1
Cartouches de chasse1
Ballons de baudruche4
Morceaux de verre / morceaux de céramiques52
Capsules de boisson1
Morceaux de fer, ferraille2
Vêtements, torchons5
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up