Collecte de déchets sur les berges de la Garonne

Organized by Elodie ROLLAND

Date & hour

Saturday 05/06/2023


91 Avenue de la Garonne-Rd 10, 33440, Saint-Louis-de-Montferrand, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

1 267Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

225Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

85Plastic bottles ≤ 0,5 L

80Confectionery packets and wrappers

71Plastic bags and pieces

61Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

40Plastic bottle caps

40Medical waste : packaging / tubes

39Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

37Glass bottles


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants35
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled25
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?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?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 seaOui
Please specifyGaronne
- Near a major shipping areaNon
- Near a tourist areaNon
- 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 specifyNavigation sur la Garonne
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters18
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl85
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl61
Plastic bottle caps40
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)0
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)14
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags71
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)80
Lollipop sticks28
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials40
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs15
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators2
Sanitary: Mask2
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)0
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm1267
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm225
Plastic cups, including lid7
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery0
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.15
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes1
Shotgun cartridges1
Inflatable balloons0
Cigarette lighters18
Sandals / shoes10
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)0
Glass bottles37
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces39
Bottle caps3
Pieces of iron or scrap iron19
Clothes, tea towels8
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up