International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore
2014 Data
Site Results
         
CLEANUP SUMMARY
Site Location   Tanah Merah Site 7  
Date of Cleanup   12, 13 & 27 September 2014  
Organizations   Institute of Technical Education College West (ITE/CW), Hougang Secondary School (HS), Insitute of Technical Education College East (ITE/CE), Jurong Secondary School, National Environment Agency (NEA), Starbucks Coffee Singapore, LCKNHM Toddycats! & Independents, Adrian Lim and Friends
Total number of participants   509  
Total number of trash bags filled   385  
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   1,800  
Total Distance (metres)   2,240  
         
DEBRIS SUMMARY
  Most Likely to Find Items   19,456  
  Fishing Gear   141  
  Packaging Materials   790  
  Other Trash   321  
  Personal Hygiene   30  
  Items of Local Concern   8,612  
  TOTAL ITEMS   29,350  
         
DEBRIS SUMMARY (PIE CHART)
 
       
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance
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Most Likely to Find Items
Cigarette Butts 345   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 4,221
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 3,462   Beverage Bottles (glass) 188
Take Out Containers (plastic) 1,004   Beverage Cans 242
Take Out Containers (foam) 460   Grocery Bags (plastic) 391
Bottle Caps (plastic) 1,475   Other Plastic Bags 1,493
Bottle Caps (metal) 55   Paper Bags 37
Lids (plastic) 563   Cups & Plates (paper) 69
Straws/Stirrers 1,938   Cups & Plates (plastic) 2,274
Forks, Knives, Spoons 158   Cups & Plates (foam) 1,081
         
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials
Fishing Buoys 15   6-pack holders 3
Fishing Net & Pieces 22   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 421
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 96   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 272
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 8   Strapping bands 7
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 87
         
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 38   Condoms 3
Balloons 21   Diapers 13
Cigar Tips 29   Syringes 5
Cigarette Lighters 141   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 9
Construction Materials 78      
Fireworks 4      
Tyres 10      
         
Items of Local Concern      
Foam Pieces 6,049      
Glass Pieces 703      
Plastic Pieces 1,780      
Rubber Bands 80      
         
Dead / Injured Animals
What Animal? Dead or Injured?   Is the animal entangled? Entangled by what?
fish, jellyfish, frog, crabs one jellyfish injured, all others dead   one crab entagled in plastic wrapper
         
         
Most Unusual Items (Highlights)
plastic warehouse pallet, smoke signal grenade, helmet, toilet flushing system, Chanel bag, carpet, drain cover, fire extinguisher, ID card, road traffic divider, asthma bottle, face mask, giant tug rope from ship