Grande collecte de déchets avec le centre de loisirs ACLEJ

Organized by Jean François GRANDSART

Date & hour

Sunday 01/22/2023


2-2 Avenue des Pierres Couchées, 44250, Les Rochelets, Saint-Brevin-les-Pins, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

900Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

172Food packaging

94Plastic bottle caps

92Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

76Bottle caps

42Tobacco products with filters

40Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

32Lollipop sticks

29Glass bottles

23Pieces of iron or scrap iron


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants100
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
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?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?Non
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)?Non
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?Blanc
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 areaNon
- Near a tourist areaOui
- Near a townNon
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Activités nautiques
Please specifyloisirs
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters42
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl20
Plastic bottle caps94
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)172
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags7
Lollipop sticks32
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs20
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators3
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm40
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm92
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.900
Shotgun cartridges15
Inflatable balloons4
Cigarette lighters1
Sandals / shoes4
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)6
Glass bottles29
Bottle caps76
Pieces of iron or scrap iron23
Clothes, tea towels20

Filter medias


People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up