Collecte privée Collège Val de Saye

Organized by Agathe CHAILLAT-GASPAR

Date & hour

Tuesday 05/23/2023


Boulevard de la Plage, 33680, Lacanau, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

1 000Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

332Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

145Plastic bags and pieces

80Plastic bottle caps

80Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

40Food packaging

40Lollipop sticks

31Tobacco products with filters

28Shellfish aquaculture

24Clothes, tea towels


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants60
Number of schoolchildren55
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled5
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?Nsp
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?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, Autres
Please specifySurf
Please specifyPLAISANCE
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters31
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl11
Plastic bottle caps80
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)40
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags145
Lollipop sticks40
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs80
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators5
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm10
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm1000
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.332
Cigarette lighters1
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)28
Glass bottles17
Clothes, tea towels24
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up