Collecte de dechets - Scolaire / Fermée

Organized by Surfrider 29 Nord

Date & hour

Thursday 05/11/2023


Plage des Blancs Sablons, Route de Kermorvan, 29217, Le Conquet, Finistère, Bretagne, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

245Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

37Confectionery packets and wrappers

22Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

11Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

10Plastic bottle caps

8Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

6Tobacco products with filters

6Bottle caps

5Wet wipes

4Shellfish aquaculture


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants3
Number of schoolchildren30
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?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)?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 ?Non
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 specifyPêche à proximité
Please specifySurf
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters6
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl1
Plastic bottle caps10
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)37
Lollipop sticks3
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs1
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)5
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm245
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm11
Picnic dishes: cutlery2
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.22
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes3
Shotgun cartridges2
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)4
Glass bottles1
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces8
Bottle caps6
Pieces of iron or scrap iron1
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up