International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore
2014 Data
Zone Results
Zone Location   Pulau Ubin East excluding Chek Jawa
Date of Cleanup   13 & 27 Sep, 1st Oct 2014  
Sites   Ketam Beach, Jelutong Beach, Ubin Jetty Beach, Ubin Village Beach, Sungei Ubin
Organizations   Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), National University of Singapore College of Alice and Peter Tan (NUS CAPT), Gemalto, National University of Singapore University Scholars Programme (NUS USP), United World College of South East Asia (Dover), Ardentec Singapore Pte Ltd, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), HGST Singapore Pte Ltd, Tata Consultancy Services Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Total number of participants   423  
Total number of trash bags filled   222  
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   2,137  
Total Distance (metres)   1,200  
  Most Likely to Find Items   11,616  
  Fishing Gear   818  
  Packaging Materials   1,209  
  Other Trash   415  
  Personal Hygiene   24  
  Items of Local Concern   11,407  
  TOTAL ITEMS   25,489  
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance
Most Likely to Find Items
Cigarette Butts 412   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 1,555
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 1,124   Beverage Bottles (glass) 333
Take Out Containers (plastic) 596   Beverage Cans 294
Take Out Containers (foam) 370   Grocery Bags (plastic) 796
Bottle Caps (plastic) 1,214   Other Plastic Bags 1,781
Bottle Caps (metal) 136   Paper Bags 102
Lids (plastic) 340   Cups & Plates (paper) 140
Straws/Stirrers 1,240   Cups & Plates (plastic) 518
Forks, Knives, Spoons 410   Cups & Plates (foam) 255
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials
Fishing Buoys 35   6-pack holders 7
Fishing Net & Pieces 180   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 778
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 300   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 238
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 303   Strapping bands 92
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 94
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 10   Condoms 5
Balloons 18   Diapers 5
Cigar Tips 27   Syringes 10
Cigarette Lighters 195   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 4
Construction Materials 121      
Fireworks 2      
Tyres 42      
Items of Local Concern      
Foam Pieces 8,217      
Glass Pieces 677      
Plastic Pieces 2,390      
Rubber Bands 123      
Dead / Injured Animals
What Animal? Dead or Injured?   Is the animal entangled? Entangled by what?
fish, hoseshoe crabs, crabs, stingray, sea star, small prawns all dead, except prawns status not indicated (assumed dead)   prawns found entangled in fishing net
Most Unusual Items (Highlights)
rubber fender, I-beam, golf stick, 26 rubber slippers, fan blades, batteries, metal wires, motorcycle helmet, tv, handbags, pillows, 174 tile pieces, 4-litr, army uniform, slippers, idol figurine