International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore
2014 Data
Zone Results
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Zone Location   Tanah Merah  
Date of Cleanup   12, 13 & 27 September 2014  
Sites   Tanah Merah Sites 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Organizations   Mitsui & Co. (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd, Temasek Polytechnic Green Interest Group, Hypetherm (S) Pte Ltd, Shinnyo-en Singapore, Shinnyo-en Singapore, 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   698  
Total number of trash bags filled   486  
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   2,458  
Total Distance (metres)   3,330  
  Most Likely to Find Items   26,098  
  Fishing Gear   327  
  Packaging Materials   2,478  
  Other Trash   621  
  Personal Hygiene   42  
  Items of Local Concern   12,418  
  TOTAL ITEMS   41,984  
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance
Most Likely to Find Items
Cigarette Butts 1,288   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 5,895
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 3,739   Beverage Bottles (glass) 298
Take Out Containers (plastic) 1,226   Beverage Cans 437
Take Out Containers (foam) 741   Grocery Bags (plastic) 588
Bottle Caps (plastic) 1,853   Other Plastic Bags 1,714
Bottle Caps (metal) 190   Paper Bags 245
Lids (plastic) 682   Cups & Plates (paper) 213
Straws/Stirrers 2,283   Cups & Plates (plastic) 3,025
Forks, Knives, Spoons 322   Cups & Plates (foam) 1,359
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials
Fishing Buoys 19   6-pack holders 16
Fishing Net & Pieces 60   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 1,702
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 180   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 460
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 68   Strapping bands 87
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 213
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 41   Condoms 8
Balloons 24   Diapers 15
Cigar Tips 127   Syringes 10
Cigarette Lighters 226   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 9
Construction Materials 186      
Fireworks 5      
Tyres 12      
Items of Local Concern      
Foam Pieces 9,011      
Glass Pieces 827      
Plastic Pieces 2,454      
Rubber Bands 126      
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
pole from boat, biscuit can, medical case, shoes, sandals, slippers, broom, helmet, BBQ gas lighter, combs, flag pole, high heel shoe, light bulbs, plastic balls, tennis balls, toys, construction helmet, cosmetics, basket, staplers, rubber boot, ceramic tiles, batteries, jet and water hoses, life buoy, basket, broom, mattress, bolster, smoke signal grenade, helmet, toilet flushing system, mosquito larvae, Chanel bag, alarm clock, glove, carpet, drain cover, fire extinguisher, ID card, too much trash!