collecte campus

Organized by Kilian Guenver

Date & hour

Thursday 03/16/2023


Avenue Ilbarritz, 64200, Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

337Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

67Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

20Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

18Tobacco products with filters

12Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

12Bottle caps

8Plastic bags and pieces

6Food packaging


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants40
Number of schoolchildren36
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?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?Oui
Please specifymicro bille
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)?Oui
Could you estimate the quantity of pellets observed over 1 metre?10 - 100
Avez-vous observé dans les laisses de mer des quantités importantes de granulés plastiques industriels ?Oui
Could you estimate the quantity of pellets observed over 1 metre?10 - 100
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?Transparent, Blanc, Noir, Autre
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 specifycours d'eau
- Near a major shipping areaNon
- 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,...)Activités de pêche, Activités nautiques
Please specifypécheur avec des cannes
Please specifysurf
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters18
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)6
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags8
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs20
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm67
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm337
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.12
Bottle caps12

Filter medias


People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up