Ramassage de déchets

Organized by Timothée RETIERE

Date & hour

Wednesday 04/26/2023


Plage des Moutiers, Rue du Sauvetage, 44760, Les Moutiers-en-Retz, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

685Shellfish aquaculture

186Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

163Plastic bags and pieces

146Confectionery packets and wrappers

102Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

48Clothes, tea towels

22Food packaging

18Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

17Plastic bottle caps

16Plastic cups


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants40
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled7
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)?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 areaNsp
- Near a tourist areaNon
- Near a townOui
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui
Do not hesitate to ask us questions about the wastes you have found or to write us anything that seems useful for the Ocean Initiatives. Feel free, the best ideas never remain stowed in the drawers.Il faudrait faire des alertes pour chaque déversements de déchets exceptionnels en l’envoyant aux bénévoles de l’antennes la plus proche de la plage/ville touchée.


Tobacco products with filters10
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl1
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl12
Plastic bottle caps17
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)22
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags163
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)146
Lollipop sticks7
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials5
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs4
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators2
Sanitary: Mask2
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm18
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm102
Plastic cups, including lid16
Picnic dishes: plates1
Picnic dishes: cutlery1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.186
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes6
Shotgun cartridges12
Cigarette lighters1
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)685
Pieces of iron or scrap iron8
Clothes, tea towels48

Filter medias




People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up