International Coastal Cleanup - SINGAPORE (Mangroves)
Saturday, 8th September, 2001
Summary

SUMMARY

Total

Location

Buloh - Kranji Mangroves

Group

Catholic High Sec Sch (CHSS), Commonwealth Secondary School, Singapore American School (SAS), St. Andrew's Junior College (SAJC), Tao Nan Marlin Sea Scouts, Temasek Junior College (TJC), Victoria Junior College (VJC), Woodlands Ring Sec Sch (WRSS), Yusof Ishak Sec School (YISS),

No. of participants

278

Area involved (sq. m.)

5400

Total No. of Bags

368

Average weight (kg)

7

Total weight (kg)

2,673

Plastics

17,234

75.04%

Foamed Plastics

3,452

15.03%

Glass

891

3.88%

Rubber

358

1.56%

Metal

364

1.59%

Paper

83

0.36%

Wood

113

0.49%

Cloth

470

2.05%

Total Items

22,965

100.00%

Most Peculiar Item

cellphone, Indonesian Passport, toilet seat, 2 toothbrushes, luggage, basketball, tennis ball, stuffed animal, car seat, dog house, crutch, refrigerator door, vacuum tube, motorcycle helmet, boat,Ý ping pong ball, torch, traffic cone, inhaler, hammer, inner tubes (from wheels), clock, 6-7 batteries, 4 car tyres, 6 bumpers, fuel injector, vaccine bottle, director chair, office chairs

Entangled wildlife

 

Comments during cleanup