IO avec l'école sous les pins de Saubrigues

Organized by Surfrider antenne bénévole Landes

Date & hour

Thursday 04/27/2023


Avenue des Embruns, 40510, Le Penon, Seignosse, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

213Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

209Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

44Confectionery packets and wrappers

32Plastic bottle caps

32Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

20Plastic bags and pieces

17Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

8Lollipop sticks


4Plastic cups


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants7
Number of schoolchildren20
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 100 à 200m
Number of bags filled1
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?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)?Non
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?1 - 10
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?Blanc
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 specifysurfcasting, pêche en mer
Please specifysurf, paddle, wakebord...
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters3
Plastic bottle caps32
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags20
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)44
Lollipop sticks8
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs32
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm17
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm209
Plastic cups, including lid4
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.213
Shotgun cartridges2
Clothes, tea towels2

Filter medias




People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up