Midipiles - 25.05 - Carry-le-rouet

Organized by Laura Gauvrit

Date & hour

Friday 05/26/2023


Avenue Jean Bart, 13620, Carry-le-Rouet, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

813Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

404Tobacco products with filters

150Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

105Clothes, tea towels

61Confectionery packets and wrappers

58Plastic bottle caps

39Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

35Bottle caps


35Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants21
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 500 à 1000m
Number of bags filled9
Do you visit this place often?Non
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?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?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 portuaires
Please specifyPort de pêche
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters404
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl17
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl35
Plastic bottle caps58
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)29
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)3
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags12
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)61
Lollipop sticks33
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials7
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs0
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators5
Sanitary: Mask3
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)13
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm39
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm813
Plastic cups, including lid16
Picnic dishes: plates0
Picnic dishes: cutlery9
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.25
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes1
Shotgun cartridges0
Inflatable balloons5
Cigarette lighters2
Sandals / shoes5
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)0
Glass bottles14
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces150
Bottle caps35
Pieces of iron or scrap iron19
Clothes, tea towels105
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up