Act! BPGO St Michel Chef Chef 8 juin

Organized by Laura Gauvrit

Date & hour

Thursday 06/08/2023


Chemin de la Corniche, 44730, Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

150Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

109Tobacco products with filters

66Confectionery packets and wrappers

63Food packaging

42Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

34Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

31Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

28Bottle caps

18Plastic bottle caps

16Shellfish aquaculture


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants110
Number of schoolchildren46
Length of beach/bank cleaned+ de 1000m
Please specify2500
Number of bags filled4
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?Non
Have you noticed an excessive amount of other types of litter?Non
Did you find any large or unusual waste (cars, telephone boxes, fridges)?Oui
Please specifyPorte parasol
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?Transparent
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 seaOui
Please specifyexutoire
- 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, Zone de conchyliculture
Please specifycabane de pêche
Please specifyconchyliculture
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Non


Tobacco products with filters109
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl7
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl3
Plastic bottle caps18
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)63
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)66
Lollipop sticks1
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs7
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators10
Sanitary: Mask1
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)10
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm42
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm34
Plastic cups, including lid4
Picnic dishes: cutlery3
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.31
Shotgun cartridges2
Sandals / shoes1
Shellfish aquaculture-related litter (container, shellfish pot, plastic shellfish «sweep» film, etc.)16
Glass bottles5
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces150
Bottle caps28
Pieces of iron or scrap iron7
Clothes, tea towels10
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up