International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore
2016 Data
Results (OVERALL)
Zones   Changi, East Coast, Northeast, Northwest, Pulau Ubin, South, Tanah Merah
Date of Cleanup   September - October 2016  
Total number of participants   3,179  
Total number of trash bags filled   2,420  
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   12,772  
Total Distance (metres)   18,590  
  Most Likely to Find Items   90,626  
  Fishing Gear   2,744  
  Packaging Materials   9,625  
  Other Trash   3,486  
  Personal Hygiene   197  
  Items of Local Concern   43,968  
  Total Number of Items   150,646  
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance
Most Likely to Find Items
Cigarette Butts 15,647   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 26,078
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 7,662   Beverage Bottles (glass) 1,274
Take Out Containers (plastic) 1,676   Beverage Cans 1,328
Take Out Containers (foam) 1,375   Grocery Bags (plastic) 4,241
Bottle Caps (plastic) 4,781   Other Plastic Bags 6,360
Bottle Caps (metal) 820   Paper Bags 873
Lids (plastic) 1,335   Cups & Plates (paper) 401
Straws/Stirrers 8,755   Cups & Plates (plastic) 4,735
Forks, Knives, Spoons 1,535   Cups & Plates (foam) 1,750
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials
Fishing Buoys 196   6-pack holders 35
Fishing Net & Pieces 948   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 5,340
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 1,087   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 2,825
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 513   Strapping bands 981
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 444
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 94   Condoms 51
Balloons 359   Diapers 52
Cigar Tips 331   Syringes 37
Cigarette Lighters 940   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 57
Construction Materials 1,323      
Fireworks 304      
Tyres 135      
Items of Local Concern      
Foam Pieces 28,330      
Glass Pieces 2,006      
Plastic Pieces 12,879      
Rubber Bands 753      
Dead / Injured Animals
What Animal? Dead or Injured?   Is the animal entangled? Entangled by what?
catfish, ball sea cucumber, crabs, prawns, fish, crabs, more than 250 horseshoe crabs, seahorse, lobster, paradise tree snake, fish, crab, rat, jellyfish (diameter of 40cm), cuttlefish, hawksbill turtle All dead, except the ball sea cucumber was alive (beached), many of the horseshoe crabs are found alive (>100)   Horseshoe crabs were found entangled by fishing nets (they were released), the seahorse was found entangled by plastic
Most Unusual Items
religious idol statues, religious saris (lots), tent pole, bubble blower, tent peg, batteries, clay bowl, BBQ skewer, bed linen, oil filled plastics, food waste (sweet potato, bread, chicken bones), comb, cloth, LV shopping bag, slippers, cotton bud, cosmetic bottle, pen, broken pot piece, aluminium foil, gloves, battery, lego piece, plastic toy, decoration, plastic vial with orange liquid, shoe soles, slippers, toothbrush, rusted anchor, tennis ball, plastic hanger, shaver, pen, wet wipes, sponge, facial foam tube, glow sticks, ping pong ball, plastic flower pot, toothbrushes, pieces of fabric, hand wipes, batteries, , motorcycle helmet, spectacles, slippers, parts of a boat, metal box (?cupboard), metal chain, carpet, pill packaging, surgical mask, candle, fuse, LCD Screen, TV, oil barrels, wallet, mattress, toilet seat, helmet, construction barrier, luggage bags, chair, piping, cushions, massive electric cable, computer parts, car mat, electric sharpener, TV antenna, motherboard, torchlight, car license plate, underwear, rubber fan belts, automobile parts, toy car, canvas sheets, vinyl record, helmet, shoes (lots!), banner, plastic road block,  roof tiles x 14, advertisement banner, laptop bag with sand, fridge, photo album, 35cm rubber hose, canoe 4.2m, shipping equipment,  Gucci bag, bowling pin, dinosaur toy (50cm tall), toner cartridge, a half-filled 20-litre container of diesel, broken ceramic toilet bowl, 8" rope, blue oil jerry can with tar oil leaking from it. Q-pole x2, metal trolley handle x1, buggy wheel x1, fire extinguisher, oil can, motor parts, gloves (lots!), nerf gun, golf balls, umbrella, thermos flask, tennis balls, Ultraman toy, shotgun shells, a mop, wooden crate, baby shoe, traffic cone, life buoy, ear plugs, sponge, plastic chair, handbag, haversack, stationery,tape dispenser, cell phone cover, wood & nails.

~300 construction materials were found in St John's Island and looked like the old roof-tops tiles of the pavilions, which could have been conveniently discarded along the breakwaters.