Collecte de déchets à Labenne avec Surfrider Landes

Organized by Surfrider Landes

Date & hour

Sunday 07/09/2023


Esplanade François Mitterrand, 40530, Labenne, Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, FRA


Top 10 of collected items

239Food packaging

137Plastic bags and pieces

132Fishing : nets and ropes (Ø < 1cm)

64Pieces of plastic 2,5-50 cm

54Tobacco products with filters

47Pieces of polystyrene 2,5-50 cm

39Plastic bottle caps

22Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

19Clothes, tea towels

16Sanitary waste: Cotton swabs


Type of collectionA pied (plage/berges)
Number of participants9
Length of beach/bank cleanedDe 200 à 500m
Number of bags filled1
Do you visit this place often?Oui
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?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)?Oui
Please specify1 boucle d'oreille 1 éponge 1palme 1pince a cheveux
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, Blanc
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 townNon
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Activités de pêche
Please specifyentre ports de Tarnos et Capbreton
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?Oui
Do not hesitate to ask us questions about the wastes you have found or to write us anything that seems useful for the Ocean Initiatives. Feel free, the best ideas never remain stowed in the drawers.S’ajoute au listing : 13 morceaux de mousse, 1 scoth, 2 morceaux de bois avec des clous, 1 morceau de boucle d’oreille, 1 éponge, 1 palme, 1 pince à cheveux, 1 caoutchouc, 1 bâtonnet de glace, 3 bouchons en liège


Tobacco products with filters54
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl4
Plastic bottle caps39
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)239
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags137
Lollipop sticks1
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs16
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Tampons and applicators3
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm47
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm64
Picnic dishes: cutlery1
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.132
Inflatable balloons1
Sandals / shoes1
Glass bottles6
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces22
Bottle caps4
Pieces of iron or scrap iron5
Clothes, tea towels19

Filter medias




People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up