Collecte privée Collège Max Linder

Organized by Flore LEHUÉDÉ

Date & hour

Tuesday 05/16/2023


D107, 33680, Le Porge, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

650Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

216Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

141Food packaging

58Plastic bottle caps

47Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

44Tobacco products with filters

43Plastic bags and pieces

22Shellfish aquaculture

20Clothes, tea towels

17Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants30
Number of schoolchildren27
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?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?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?Transparent, 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 areaNon
- 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 nautiques
Please specifySurf
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui


Tobacco products with filters44
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl6
Plastic bottle caps58
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)141
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags43
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs47
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators11
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm17
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm650
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.216
Shotgun cartridges3
Sandals / shoes1
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)22
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces6
Bottle caps1
Clothes, tea towels20

Filter medias



People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up