International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore  
2013 Data  
Zone Results  
Zone Location   Northwest    
Date of Cleanup   Saturday, 21 September, 2013    
Sites   Lim Chu Kang Mangrove, Lim Chu Kang East Mangrove, Sungei Buloh West Mangrove, Kranji East Mangrove, Kranji Bund Mangrove  
Organizations   FMC Technologies Singapore, Jurong Secondary School, NUS BES ENV2101, NUS Environmental Science and Engineering Students' Club, NUS High School of Maths and Science, Nature Society (Singapore), North Vista Secondary School, Overseas Family School, Raffles Girls' School (Secondary) - Staff & Children, Raffles Museum Toddycats, Republic Polytechnic Conservation Interest Group, Singapore American School, Singapore Land Authority  
Total number of participants   513    
Total number of trash bags filled   423    
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   3,895    
Total Distance (metres)   1,075    
  Most Likely to Find Items   11,390    
  Fishing Gear   1,416    
  Packaging Materials   1,115    
  Other Trash   818    
  Personal Hygiene   33    
  Items of Local Concern   8,399    
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance  
Most Likely to Find Items  
Cigarette Butts 119   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 1,145  
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 1,185   Beverage Bottles (glass) 568  
Take Out Containers (plastic) 427   Beverage Cans 205  
Take Out Containers (foam) 451   Grocery Bags (plastic) 1,761  
Bottle Caps (plastic) 516   Other Plastic Bags 2,640  
Bottle Caps (metal) 77   Paper Bags 139  
Lids (plastic) 153   Cups & Plates (paper) 142  
Straws/Stirrers 772   Cups & Plates (plastic) 441  
Forks, Knives, Spoons 197   Cups & Plates (foam) 452  
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials  
Fishing Buoys 6   6-pack holders 15  
Fishing Net & Pieces 1,167   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 764  
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 197   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 149  
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 46   Strapping bands 141  
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 46  
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene  
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 54   Condoms 11  
Balloons 6   Diapers 12  
Cigar Tips 0   Syringes 7  
Cigarette Lighters 212   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 3  
Construction Materials 511        
Fireworks 0        
Tyres 35        
Items of Local Concern        
Foam Pieces 4,427        
Glass Pieces 847        
Plastic Pieces 2,828        
Rubber Bands 297        
Dead / Injured Animals  
What Animal? Dead or Injured?   Is the animal entangled? Entangled by what?  
crab, horseshoe crab, fish, squirrel, dog skull Most found dead, some horseshoe crabs found injured, squirrel found alive   some crabs and horsehoe crabs found entangled in fishing nets, squirrel found in cage trap  
Most Unusual Items