IO mensuelle Ouistreham riva bella

Organized by Surfrider Antenne Calvados

Date & hour

Saturday 11/05/2022


14150, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

246Food packaging

102Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

100Tobacco products with filters

35Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

13Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

12Sanitary waste: Tampons

10Pieces of iron or scrap iron

9Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

7Lollipop sticks

7Picnic dishes: cutlery


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants28
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled3
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?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.)?Oui
- Events linked to human work / installations (work sites, construction…)Non
Events linked to festive activities (community or private festivals, parties on the beach, sporting events…)Oui
Specify whichconcours de chars à voile
- Exceptional meteorological events (high tides, floods, storms…)Oui
Specify whichtempête claudio
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaOui
Please specifybord de mer
- 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 de pêche, Activités portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specifybateaux de pêche, chalutiers
Please specifyport de ouistreham à proximité
Please specifyécole de voile de ouistreham à proximité
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters100
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl9
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)246
Lollipop sticks7
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators12
Sanitary: Mask3
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm13
Picnic dishes: cutlery7
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.102
Shotgun cartridges1
Sandals / shoes3
Glass bottles1
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces35
Pieces of iron or scrap iron10
Clothes, tea towels7

Filter medias


People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up