Initiative océane - Pointe de Kerpenhir, Locmariaquer

Organized by Emeline HUMBERT

Date & hour

Saturday 03/04/2023


92-98 Route de Kerpenhir, 56740, Locmariaquer, Morbihan, Bretagne, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

70Tobacco products with filters

44Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

35Confectionery packets and wrappers

31Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

26Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

19Plastic bags and pieces

16Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

10Glass bottles

8Food packaging

4Pieces of iron or scrap iron


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants8
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled8
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?Nsp
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?Oui
Please specify58 mouchoirs, 8 sacs à déjection
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.)?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,...)Zone de conchyliculture, Activités nautiques
Please specifyLocmariaquer
Please specifyRégates
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters70
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl1
Plastic bottle caps2
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)8
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)1
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags19
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)35
Lollipop sticks3
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)1
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm16
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm26
Plastic cups, including lid2
Picnic dishes: cutlery3
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.31
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes3
Shotgun cartridges1
Inflatable balloons1
Cigarette lighters1
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)2
Glass bottles10
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces44
Bottle caps1
Pieces of iron or scrap iron4
Clothes, tea towels3
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up