Surfrider Morbihan X Les mains dans le sable

Organized by Morbihan Antenne

Date & hour

Sunday 07/02/2023


Terre-plein du Sous-Marin Papin, 56100, Lorient, Morbihan, Bretagne, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

2 000Tobacco products with filters

675Food packaging

443Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

143Confectionery packets and wrappers

140Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

124Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm


80Plastic bags and pieces

73Pieces of iron or scrap iron

60Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl


Type of collectionAutres (précisez)
Please specifyport
Number of participants16
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled8
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:100
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?Oui
Please specify27 paquets de cigarettes // 183 mouchoirs
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?Non
Please specify2 disques de scie circulaire/ 1 produit électroménager ? /
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.)?Oui
- Events linked to human work / installations (work sites, construction…)Oui
Specify whichchantiers de construction naval et construction nouveau batiment
Events linked to festive activities (community or private festivals, parties on the beach, sporting events…)Oui
Specify whichfestival
- Exceptional meteorological events (high tides, floods, storms…)Non
- Near a river, watercourse or outlet that empties out into the seaOui
Please specifyport
- 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 de pêche, Activités portuaires, Activités nautiques
Please specifycommercial et plaisance
Please specifypareil port de Lorient
Please specifycourse au large
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters2000
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl13
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl60
Plastic bottle caps37
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)675
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)1
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags80
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)143
Lollipop sticks3
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials8
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs12
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators8
Sanitary: Mask13
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)26
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm124
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm443
Plastic cups, including lid22
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery13
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.140
Shotgun cartridges2
Inflatable balloons2
Cigarette lighters3
Sandals / shoes2
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)1
Glass bottles37
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces55
Bottle caps58
Pieces of iron or scrap iron73
Clothes, tea towels23
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up