Limpieza playa Mallorca - proyecto Biodiversidad Marina (FECYT)

Organized by Ariadna Peña Naranjo

Date & hour

Saturday 05/20/2023


Passeig de Punta de n'Amer, 07560, Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, Illes Balears, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

560Tobacco products with filters

214Wet wipes

123Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

56Confectionery packets and wrappers

37Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

32Food packaging


24Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs

23Lollipop sticks

22Plastic bags and pieces


Type of collectionA pie (playa/orilla)
Number of participants35
Number of schoolchildren20
Length of beach/bank cleaned200 - 500m
Number of bags filled11
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:100
Do you visit this place often?No
To your knowledge, is there normally a large amount of litter in this area?No
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?
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?No
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?No
Have you observed on the beache or on the riverbanks some industrial plastic pellets* also called mermaid tears?No
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.)?No
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the sea
Please specifycanal de evacuación con salida al mar
- Near a tourist area
- Near a town
- Near a major shipping areaNo lo sé
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Otros
Please specifyZona turística con hoteles
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?No


Tobacco products with filters560
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm123
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm37
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)56
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags22
Picnic dishes: cutlery11
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)214
Plastic cups, including lid2
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)32
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators3
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs24
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials7
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.8
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes1
Lollipop sticks23
Cigarette lighters1
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl4
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)1
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl7
Bottle caps16
Pieces of iron or scrap iron12
Clothes, tea towels3
Glass bottles9
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces3
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up