Collecte de déchets à Hossegor avec Surfrider Landes

Organized by Surfrider antenne bénévole Landes

Date & hour

Sunday 04/16/2023


119-157 Avenue des Hippocampes, 40150, Soorts-Hossegor, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

503Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

233Confectionery packets and wrappers

178Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

126Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

125Plastic bottle caps

99Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

53Tobacco products with filters

13Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

12Lollipop sticks



Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants24
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled5
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?Oui
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?Oui
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?Oui
Have you observed on the beache or on the riverbanks some industrial plastic pellets* also called mermaid tears?Oui
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
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaNon
- Near a major shipping areaOui
- Near a tourist areaOui
- Near a townOui
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters53
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl4
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl7
Plastic bottle caps125
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)1
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)1
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags1
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)233
Lollipop sticks12
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials1
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs99
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators3
Sanitary: Mask1
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm178
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm503
Picnic dishes: plates1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.126
Shotgun cartridges10
Cigarette lighters3
Sandals / shoes2
Glass bottles2
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces13
Bottle caps2
Pieces of iron or scrap iron1
Clothes, tea towels5

Filter medias




People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up