International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore
2014 Data
Site Results
         
CLEANUP SUMMARY
Site Location   Ketam Beach (Pulau Ubin East excluding Chek Jawa)  
Date of Cleanup   13 & 27 Sep 2014  
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)
Total number of participants   186  
Total number of trash bags filled   76  
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   1,135  
Total Distance (metres)   550  
         
DEBRIS SUMMARY
  Most Likely to Find Items   5,401  
  Fishing Gear   560  
  Packaging Materials   751  
  Other Trash   262  
  Personal Hygiene   14  
  Items of Local Concern   9,173  
  TOTAL ITEMS   16,161  
         
DEBRIS SUMMARY (PIE CHART)
 
       
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance
 
       
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
Most Likely to Find Items
Cigarette Butts 237   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 923
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 572   Beverage Bottles (glass) 68
Take Out Containers (plastic) 238   Beverage Cans 146
Take Out Containers (foam) 227   Grocery Bags (plastic) 237
Bottle Caps (plastic) 769   Other Plastic Bags 694
Bottle Caps (metal) 38   Paper Bags 42
Lids (plastic) 144   Cups & Plates (paper) 21
Straws/Stirrers 526   Cups & Plates (plastic) 234
Forks, Knives, Spoons 217   Cups & Plates (foam) 68
         
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials
Fishing Buoys 11   6-pack holders 4
Fishing Net & Pieces 111   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 517
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 180   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 115
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 258   Strapping bands 59
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 56
         
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 8   Condoms 5
Balloons 9   Diapers 2
Cigar Tips 10   Syringes 7
Cigarette Lighters 147   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 0
Construction Materials 78      
Fireworks 2      
Tyres 8      
         
Items of Local Concern      
Foam Pieces 7,262      
Glass Pieces 95      
Plastic Pieces 1,745      
Rubber Bands 71      
         
Dead / Injured Animals
What Animal? Dead or Injured?   Is the animal entangled? Entangled by what?
fish, hoseshoe crabs, crabs, stingray, sea star all dead   no
         
         
Most Unusual Items
Rubber fender, I-Beam, Golf stick (1), rubber slippers (26), shampoo bottles (3), fan blade (3), picnic mat (1), plastic toys (16), toothbrush (3), light stick (1), battery (6), metal wire( 2), motorcycle helmet (1), deoderant can (5), marker (1), aluminium foil (2), solid fuel and matches, ball (5), , Slipper, tennis ball, tv, helmet, cloths, comb , mat, toy, book, table cover., Television = 1, Inhaler = 1, Deoderant roll-on = 12, handbags = 15, flipflops = 35, pillows, = 5