International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore  
2013 Data  
Site Results  
Site Location   Lim Chu Kang East Mangrove    
Date of Cleanup   Wednesday, 18 September, 2013    
Organization   NUS BES ENV2101    
Name of Organiser   Dr Jose Christopher Mendoza    
Total number of participants   48    
Total number of trash bags filled   28    
Weight of trash bags collected   230 kg    
Total Distance   50 metres    
  Most Likely to Find Items   1,018    
  Fishing Gear   39    
  Packaging Materials   137    
  Other Trash   39    
  Personal Hygiene   4    
  Items of Local Concern   1,300    
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance  
Most Likely to Find Items  
Cigarette Butts 0   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 127  
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 102   Beverage Bottles (glass) 43  
Take Out Containers (plastic) 33   Beverage Cans 11  
Take Out Containers (foam) 29   Grocery Bags (plastic) 88  
Bottle Caps (plastic) 58   Other Plastic Bags 254  
Bottle Caps (metal) 1   Paper Bags 1  
Lids (plastic) 15   Cups & Plates (paper) 3  
Straws/Stirrers 161   Cups & Plates (plastic) 49  
Forks, Knives, Spoons 13   Cups & Plates (foam) 30  
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials  
Fishing Buoys 1   6-pack holders 0  
Fishing Net & Pieces 11   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 105  
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 22   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 21  
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 5   Strapping bands 6  
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 5  
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene  
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 0   Condoms 0  
Balloons 0   Diapers 2  
Cigar Tips 0   Syringes 1  
Cigarette Lighters 18   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 1  
Construction Materials 21        
Fireworks 0        
Tyres 0        
Items of Local Concern        
Foam Pieces 1,094        
Glass Pieces 3        
Plastic Pieces 199        
Rubber Bands 4        
Dead / Injured Animals  
What Animal? Dead or Injured?   Is the animal entangled? Entangled by what?  
Horseshoe crab Dead   No, -  
Fish clam Dead   No, -  
Atlas Moth Dead   No, -  
Most Unusual Items  
1 bra, 5 tooth brushes, 1 rubber loop, flower pot, cable, leather purse, 7 slippers, 1 broken furniture, 1 plastic stool, comb, light bulb, hippo soft toy, tube, nylon strips for boxes, basketball,1 carton of drink pack, part of pipe, 2 price tags, 2 shuttle cocks, 2 rubber pieces, 2 aluminum wrappers, 8 wooden planks, bag, metal part of spatula, helmet, ping pong ball, antiperspirant, rubber shorts, sponge, hanger, gel, marker, pen, tin can, shoe sole, plug, shoes, rubber ball, baby shoe, rubber gloves, cable tie, candle, marble, cloth, plastic basket, pen refill, clothes peg, rice sack, electric tooth brushes, Singtel top-up card, plastic pencil case, wooden chair, plastic tweezers, work permit, LEGO, printer cartridge, clipboard, laptop bag