International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore  
2013 Data  
Zone Results  
Zone Location   Northeast    
Date of Cleanup   August - October 2013    
Sites   Sembawang, Selimang, Punggol Beach, Sungei Seletar, Pasir Ris Beach, Sungei Tampines, Sungei Loyang  
Organizations   Hill-Rom Services Pte Ltd, Land Transport Authority (LTA), IBM IPDL, SATO Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Seletar Country Club, Shinnyo-En Singapore, Black & Veatch (SEA) Pte Ltd, Otis Elevator Company (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Renesas Electronics Singapore, Dragon & WE, ANZA Action, IKEA Singapore, Alpha Phi Omega, Renesas Electronics Singapore, Ryosan, Ryosho, Braemac & Dragon, Woodlands Ring Secondary School  
Total number of participants   778    
Total number of trash bags filled   502    
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   3,777    
Total Distance (metres)   2,266    
  Most Likely to Find Items   15,911    
  Fishing Gear   697    
  Packaging Materials   1,973    
  Other Trash   887    
  Personal Hygiene   39    
  Items of Local Concern   7,841    
  Total Number of Items   27,348    
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance  
Most Likely to Find Items  
Cigarette Butts 998   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 1,596  
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 1,914   Beverage Bottles (glass) 357  
Take Out Containers (plastic) 531   Beverage Cans 334  
Take Out Containers (foam) 179   Grocery Bags (plastic) 947  
Bottle Caps (plastic) 1,233   Other Plastic Bags 2,317  
Bottle Caps (metal) 1,243   Paper Bags 143  
Lids (plastic) 452   Cups & Plates (paper) 61  
Straws/Stirrers 2,530   Cups & Plates (plastic) 468  
Forks, Knives, Spoons 355   Cups & Plates (foam) 253  
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials  
Fishing Buoys 11   6-pack holders 12  
Fishing Net & Pieces 175   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 1,410  
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 301   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 298  
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 210   Strapping bands 137  
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 116  
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene  
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 15   Condoms 8  
Balloons 44   Diapers 10  
Cigar Tips 22   Syringes 18  
Cigarette Lighters 370   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 3  
Construction Materials 239        
Fireworks 181        
Tyres 16        
Items of Local Concern        
Foam Pieces 4,192        
Glass Pieces 661        
Plastic Pieces 2,773        
Rubber Bands 215        
Dead / Injured Animals  
What Animal? Dead or Injured?   Is the animal entangled? Entangled by what?  
crabs, monkey, fish, jellyfish, shrimp and squid, horseshoe crabs all found dead   one horseshoe crab found entangled in plastic  
Most Unusual Items  
monkey skulls, oil drums, carboy plastics, harness, banner, toys, roadside signage, lightning material, prayer block, Buddha piece, cane furniture, heavy duty plastic road barrier, heavy duty rice sacks or fish food bags (in excess of 40 of those); wool carpet underlay, LV bag, toy gun, gas mask