Jeunes, sportifs et engagés

Organized by Association Epkp64

Date & hour

Wednesday 06/07/2023


Boulevard de la Mer, 64700, Hendaye, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

46Tobacco products with filters

16Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

12Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

6Lollipop sticks

5Food packaging

5Confectionery packets and wrappers

3Plastic bottle caps

3Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

2Plastic bottles ≤ 0,5 L

1Plastic bags and pieces


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants19
Number of schoolchildren17
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled2
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 ?Non
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?Autre
What were the colours of the industrial plastic pellets that you observed?bleu
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 specifygrande plage hendaye
- 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 portuaires
Please specify0
Please specifyport hendaye
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui
Do not hesitate to ask us questions about the wastes you have found or to write us anything that seems useful for the Ocean Initiatives. Feel free, the best ideas never remain stowed in the drawers.


Tobacco products with filters46
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl2
Plastic bottle caps3
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)5
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags1
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)5
Lollipop sticks6
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs3
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm12
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.16
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces1
Clothes, tea towels1

Filter medias


People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up