International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore
2014 Data
Zone Results
Back to Consolidated 2014 Results
Zone Location   Pulau Ubin East (including Chek Jawa)
Date of Cleanup   13 & 27 Sep, 1st Oct 2014  
Sites   Pulau Ubin East (excluding Chek Jawa), Chek Jawa
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, MOE Bedok South Sec School, Henderson Sec School, Barclays Technology Centre, Arup Singapore Pte Ltd, Sukyo Mahikari, Temasek Polytechnic Community Service Club, Oscar and Friends, State Street Bank & Trust
Total number of participants   609  
Total number of trash bags filled   479  
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   3,823  
Total Distance (metres)   1,950  
  Most Likely to Find Items   20,183  
  Fishing Gear   1,065  
  Packaging Materials   1,799  
  Other Trash   627  
  Personal Hygiene   30  
  Items of Local Concern   13,304  
  TOTAL ITEMS   37,008  
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance
Most Likely to Find Items
Cigarette Butts 433   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 4,228
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 2,140   Beverage Bottles (glass) 515
Take Out Containers (plastic) 926   Beverage Cans 432
Take Out Containers (foam) 546   Grocery Bags (plastic) 1,148
Bottle Caps (plastic) 2,008   Other Plastic Bags 2,798
Bottle Caps (metal) 169   Paper Bags 127
Lids (plastic) 472   Cups & Plates (paper) 169
Straws/Stirrers 1,816   Cups & Plates (plastic) 1,256
Forks, Knives, Spoons 530   Cups & Plates (foam) 470
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials
Fishing Buoys 52   6-pack holders 8
Fishing Net & Pieces 213   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 1,150
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 486   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 414
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 314   Strapping bands 113
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 114
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 22   Condoms 5
Balloons 23   Diapers 9
Cigar Tips 27   Syringes 12
Cigarette Lighters 305   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 4
Construction Materials 193      
Fireworks 2      
Tyres 55      
Items of Local Concern      
Foam Pieces 9,480      
Glass Pieces 813      
Plastic Pieces 2,861      
Rubber Bands 150      
Dead / Injured Animals
What Animal? Dead or Injured?   Is the animal entangled? Entangled by what?
fish, hoseshoe crabs, crabs, stingray, sea star, small prawns, sea cucumber, crabs, horseshoe crabs, shrimps all dead, except prawns status not indicated (assumed dead), dead   prawns found entangled in fishing net
Most Unusual Items
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, board marker, tennis balls, football, plastic balls, rubber matting, handbags / leather / pvc bags, lots of slippers (>40pcs), trolley, torchlight, helmet, shoes, plastic pipes, plastic barrel; anchor; hanger, comb, plastic tin; plastic pipes; spray can; plastic pump, batteries, air horn, tarp (10x3m), cash drawer, asthma inhaler, key chain, ball pen, broom stick, ink cartridge, manifying glass, wooden umbrella, candle holder, skateboard, unknown plastic parts, Buddha statue, Malaysian flag, keyboard, part of a boats hull, life jacket, diving suit