International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore
2016 Data
Results (by Zone)
Zone Location   Northwest  
Date of Cleanup   September / October 2016  
Sites   Lim Chu Kang Beach, Lim Chu Kang East Mangrove, Sungei Buloh West Mangrove, Kranji Bund Mudflats, Kranji Bund East Mangrove, Sungei Mandai Kechil
Organizations   Better Trails LLP, Earthlink NTU, Jurong Secondary School, Ministry Of Adventure, Nature Society (Singapore), Republic Polytechnic Conservation Interest Group, RGBLife, Singapore American School SAVE Club, Toddycats & friends
Total number of participants   339  
Total number of trash bags filled   683  
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   2,341  
Total Distance (metres)   1,250  
  Most Likely to Find Items   7,721  
  Fishing Gear   198  
  Packaging Materials   931  
  Other Trash   356  
  Personal Hygiene   35  
  Items of Local Concern   4,184  
  TOTAL ITEMS   13,425  
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance
Most Likely to Find Items
Cigarette Butts 89   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 1,643
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 959   Beverage Bottles (glass) 257
Take Out Containers (plastic) 182   Beverage Cans 171
Take Out Containers (foam) 256   Grocery Bags (plastic) 1,288
Bottle Caps (plastic) 161   Other Plastic Bags 1,370
Bottle Caps (metal) 61   Paper Bags 46
Lids (plastic) 119   Cups & Plates (paper) 29
Straws/Stirrers 453   Cups & Plates (plastic) 323
Forks, Knives, Spoons 124   Cups & Plates (foam) 190
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials
Fishing Buoys 15   6-pack holders 6
Fishing Net & Pieces 86   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 644
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 81   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 175
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 16   Strapping bands 73
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 33
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 27   Condoms 9
Balloons 4   Diapers 19
Cigar Tips 1   Syringes 4
Cigarette Lighters 67   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 3
Construction Materials 241      
Fireworks 0      
Tyres 16      
Items of Local Concern      
Foam Pieces 2,291      
Glass Pieces 385      
Plastic Pieces 1,445      
Rubber Bands 63      
Dead / Injured Animals
What Animals? Dead or Injured?   Are the animals entangled? Entangled by what?
clams, fish,more than 250 horseshoe crabs clams and fish are found dead. Many of the horseshoe crabs are found alive (>100)   horseshoe crabs found entangled
Most Unusual Items
Metal Chain, Carpet, Pill Packaging, Rubble Glove,  Toothbrush, Clothes, Plastic Vase, Swiss Army Knife, Latex glove, padlock, surgical mask, candle, fuse, LCD Screen, TV Screen, 2 Oil Barrels, wallet, mattress, toilet seat, Helmet, Construction Barrier, Luggage bags, Chair, Piping, Cushions, massive electric cable, computer parts, car mat, battery, antique-looking ceramic bowl, electric sharpener, TV antenna, motherboard, torchlight, car license plate, underwear, Rubber Fan Belts, Automobile Parts, Toy Car, Canvas Sheets, Vinyl record, 35 slippers, 1 syringe