International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore  
2013 Data  
Zone Results  
           
CLEANUP SUMMARY  
Zone Location   Tanah Merah    
Date of Cleanup   Sunday, 1 September, 2013    
Sites   TM 1-2, TM3, TM4, TM5, TM6, TM7  
Organizations   Nanyang Polytechnic GEO Council, Resorts World Sentosa, Mitsui & Co. (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd, Brown University Alumni, Baxter Bioscience, Hypertherm (S) Pte Ltd, Oil Spill Response Limited, PayPal Pte. Ltd., Temasek Polytechnic - Green Interest Group (GIG), ITE College West (School of Engineering), Nanyang Girls' Boarding School  
Total number of participants   467    
Total number of trash bags filled   244    
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   1,165    
Total Distance (metres)   2,170    
           
DEBRIS SUMMARY  
  Most Likely to Find Items   12,829    
  Fishing Gear   189    
  Packaging Materials   854    
  Other Trash   369    
  Personal Hygiene   9    
  Items of Local Concern   8,762    
           
DEBRIS SUMMARY (PIE CHART)  
 
         
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance  
 
         
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
Most Likely to Find Items  
Cigarette Butts 4,553   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 4,003  
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 613   Beverage Bottles (glass) 143  
Take Out Containers (plastic) 136   Beverage Cans 162  
Take Out Containers (foam) 580   Grocery Bags (plastic) 235  
Bottle Caps (plastic) 581   Other Plastic Bags 217  
Bottle Caps (metal) 50   Paper Bags 39  
Lids (plastic) 124   Cups & Plates (paper) 56  
Straws/Stirrers 403   Cups & Plates (plastic) 452  
Forks, Knives, Spoons 258   Cups & Plates (foam) 224  
           
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials  
Fishing Buoys 12   6-pack holders 153  
Fishing Net & Pieces 50   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 514  
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 86   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 99  
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 41   Strapping bands 33  
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 55  
           
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene  
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 7   Condoms 4  
Balloons 10   Diapers 2  
Cigar Tips 88   Syringes 3  
Cigarette Lighters 190   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 0  
Construction Materials 71        
Fireworks 0        
Tyres 3        
           
Items of Local Concern        
Foam Pieces 7,911        
Glass Pieces 200        
Plastic Pieces 611        
Rubber Bands 40        
           
Dead / Injured Animals  
What Animal? Dead or Injured?   Is the animal entangled? Entangled by what?  
coastal horseshoe crab, rat, stingrays x2, fish Dead   Some fish found entangled by net  
           
           
Most Unusual Items  
turtle egg shells, One copy of the KORAN!, 2 orange safety vests from boats/ships, wooden construction material, a plastic bag containing 3x100 rupiah coins, 2 half buried corroding fridges