IO de Printemps organisée par l'antenne des Bouches-du-Rhône de Surfrider

Organized by Elise RENARD

Date & hour

Saturday 05/20/2023


Plage Bonneveine, Avenue Pierre Mendès France, 13008, 8e Arrondissement, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

280Plastic bags and pieces

214Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

62Confectionery packets and wrappers

29Plastic cups

20Tobacco products with filters

16Food packaging


14Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

5Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl

5Picnic dishes: cutlery


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants2
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 100 à 200m
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?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 nautiques
Please specifyrégate, voile
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters20
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl5
Plastic bottle caps3
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)16
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags280
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)62
Lollipop sticks3
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials3
Sanitary: Mask1
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)3
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm214
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm14
Plastic cups, including lid29
Picnic dishes: cutlery5
Inflatable balloons1
Cigarette lighters1
Glass bottles2
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces2
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up