Collecte de déchets au Verdon-Sur-Mer avec Surfrider Gironde

Organized by lucas castaingts

Date & hour

Sunday 03/05/2023


D1215, 33123, Le Verdon-sur-Mer, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

380Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

365Plastic bottle caps

350Plastic bags and pieces

200Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

112Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

106Shotgun cartridges

39Shellfish aquaculture

31Lollipop sticks

28Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

25Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants43
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
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?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?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 seaOui
Please specifyL'estuaire de la Garonne
- Near a major shipping areaOui
- 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 de pêche, Activités portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specifyDes personnes qui peche avec leur canne à peche
Please specifyLe Bac (bateau qui fait la traversé entre Le verdon et royan , Des voiliers , des pétroliers
Please specifyLe port du verdon à coté
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters22
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl4
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl28
Plastic bottle caps365
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)3
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)10
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags350
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)2
Lollipop sticks31
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs112
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators12
Sanitary: Mask2
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm25
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm200
Plastic cups, including lid15
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.380
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes2
Shotgun cartridges106
Inflatable balloons2
Cigarette lighters5
Sandals / shoes3
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)39
Glass bottles2
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces1
Bottle caps1
Pieces of iron or scrap iron1
Clothes, tea towels11

Filter medias







People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up