Un mercredi après-midi sous le signe de la dépollution !

Organized by Chercheurs En Herbe

Date & hour

Wednesday 05/03/2023


2-84 Corniche du Général de Gaulle, 83000, Toulon, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

2 000Tobacco products with filters

171Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

66Bottle caps

40Pieces of iron or scrap iron

32Plastic bottle caps

25Confectionery packets and wrappers

25Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

15Food packaging

15Wet wipes



Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants22
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled7
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?Oui
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 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,...)Activités de pêche, Activités nautiques
Please specifypêche à la ligne
Please specifyvoilier, kayak, bateau à moteur
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters2000
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl4
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl3
Plastic bottle caps32
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)15
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)1
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags8
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)25
Lollipop sticks12
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials1
Sanitary: Mask4
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)15
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm10
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm171
Plastic cups, including lid2
Picnic dishes: cutlery2
Shotgun cartridges2
Inflatable balloons4
Glass bottles5
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces25
Bottle caps66
Pieces of iron or scrap iron40

Filter medias



People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up