Initiative Océane avec le Wipe Out Festival

Organized by Antenne La Rochelle

Date & hour

Sunday 05/14/2023


2 Chemin des Grenettes, 17580, Le Bois-Plage-en-Ré, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

192Plastic bags and pieces

103Shellfish aquaculture

46Food packaging

29Fishing: lines, hooks

26Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

25Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

15Clothes, tea towels

10Tobacco products with filters

10Plastic bottle caps

6Sanitary waste: Tampons


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants22
Number of schoolchildren0
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
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?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?Non
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?Oui
Please specifyBouts de bois construction, 19 morceaux (certains de plus d'1 mètre)
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, Zone de conchyliculture, Activités portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specifyPeche artisanale
Please specifyHuitres
Please specifyport de La Pallice et de La Rochelle à proximité
Please specifySurf, jetski, planche a voile, wing..
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters10
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl1
Plastic bottle caps10
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)46
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)1
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags192
Lollipop sticks6
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators6
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm26
Picnic dishes: cutlery2
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.25
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes29
Shotgun cartridges2
Cigarette lighters1
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)103
Bottle caps2
Pieces of iron or scrap iron6
Clothes, tea towels15
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up