International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore
2016 Data
Results (by Zone)
Zone Location   Northeast  
Date of Cleanup   September / October 2016  
Sites   Pasir Ris Beach, Pulau Serangoon (Coney Island), Punggol Beach, Selimang Beach, Sungei Seletar, Sungei Tampines
Organizations   Adrian and Colleagues, Advantest (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Ardentec Singapore Pte Ltd, Bukit Batok Secondary School, BW Monastery, Environmental Resources Management (S) Pte Ltd, IBM Club IMS, Mediacorp Pte Ltd, NUS ESESC, Northland Primary School, North West Mosque Cluster, Overseas Family School, Renesas & Disty, Siemens Pte Ltd, Singapore Customs, Temasek Polytechnic Green Interest Group, Tian Hua Holy House
Total number of participants   499  
Total number of trash bags filled   269  
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   1,439  
Total Distance (metres)   2,710  
  Most Likely to Find Items   10,534  
  Fishing Gear   293  
  Packaging Materials   818  
  Other Trash   309  
  Personal Hygiene   14  
  Items of Local Concern   4,460  
  TOTAL ITEMS   16,428  
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance
Most Likely to Find Items
Cigarette Butts 882   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 2,112
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 1,407   Beverage Bottles (glass) 183
Take Out Containers (plastic) 172   Beverage Cans 179
Take Out Containers (foam) 154   Grocery Bags (plastic) 1,288
Bottle Caps (plastic) 523   Other Plastic Bags 1,179
Bottle Caps (metal) 45   Paper Bags 48
Lids (plastic) 193   Cups & Plates (paper) 65
Straws/Stirrers 1,329   Cups & Plates (plastic) 336
Forks, Knives, Spoons 258   Cups & Plates (foam) 181
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials
Fishing Buoys 26   6-pack holders 2
Fishing Net & Pieces 90   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 512
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 114   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 141
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 63   Strapping bands 58
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 105
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 4   Condoms 0
Balloons 7   Diapers 3
Cigar Tips 10   Syringes 5
Cigarette Lighters 147   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 6
Construction Materials 95      
Fireworks 15      
Tyres 31      
Items of Local Concern      
Foam Pieces 2,937      
Glass Pieces 175      
Plastic Pieces 1,277      
Rubber Bands 71      
Dead / Injured Animals
What Animals? Dead or Injured?   Are the animals entangled? Entangled by what?
Crabs, prawns, fish, horseshoe crab All found dead    None found entangled
Most Unusual Items
toothbrushes, pieces of fabric, hand wipes, batteries, , motorcycle helmet, spectacles, slippers, parts of a boat, metal box (?cupboard)