Recogida Egiluze

Organized by Surfrider Foundation Europe Delegación España

Date & hour

Tuesday 07/25/2023


Calle Puerto Deportivo, 20280, Fuenterrabía, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, ESP


Top 10 of collected items

800Tobacco products with filters

27Glass pieces / ceramic pieces

17Lollipop sticks

16Food packaging

16Plastic bottles ≤ 0,5 L

12Confectionery packets and wrappers

11Plastic cups

11Plastic bottle caps

11Pieces of iron or scrap iron

8Clothes, tea towels


Type of collectionA pie (playa/orilla)
Number of participants40
Number of schoolchildren15
Length of beach/bank cleaned500-1000m
Number of bags filled10
If you used other bags than the ones provided in the Ocean Initiatives, please specify their capacity:20
Do you visit this place often?
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)?
Please specifyllave inglesa
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 specifydesembocadura de rio
- Near a tourist area
- Near a town
- Near a major shipping area
You can specify the type of marine activities located on-site (fishing activities, shellfish aquaculture, nautical activities, sailing, port activities,...)Actividad de pesca, Actividades portuarias, Actividades náuticas
Please specifydeportiva
Please specifypuerto
Please specifysurf
During the course of your Ocean Initiative, did you find and collect biocarriers?No


Tobacco products with filters800
Pieces of plastic between 2.5 and 50 cm7
Pieces of polystyrene between 2.5 and 50 cm2
Confectionery packets and wrappers (crisp packets, chocolate bars, sweets, fruit purée pouches)12
Plastic bags and pieces of plastic bags7
Sandals / shoes1
Picnic dishes: plates2
Picnic dishes: cutlery4
Wet wipes (sanitary, textile)7
Plastic cups, including lid11
Food packaging (tubs, sandwich wrappers, yoghurt containers, fast food wrappers)16
Sanitary / hygienic waste: Cotton swabs4
Medical waste plastic: Medicine packaging / tubes / vials3
Waste fishing gear: nets (including pieces of net), ropes, string, tangled nets and ropes.3
Waste fishing gear: fishing lines, hooks, bait boxes2
Lollipop sticks17
Cigarette lighters1
Plastic bottles (drinks) over 50 cl3
Plastic bottles except beverages (cleaning products, beauty products)6
Plastic bottles (drinks) under 50 cl or = to 50 cl16
Plastic bottle caps11
Inflatable balloons3
Bottle caps4
Pieces of iron or scrap iron11
Clothes, tea towels8
Glass bottles1
Glass pieces / ceramic pieces27
People sensitised
Bags collected
Butts Picked Up