International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore
2016 Data
Results (by Zone)
Zone Location   Pulau Ubin  
Date of Cleanup   Thursday, 1 September 2016  
Sites   Pulau Ubin (excluding Chek Jawa),Chek Jawa
Organizations   Applied Materials Pte Ltd, Bedok South Secondary School, KBC Bank N.V. Singapore, Little Green Men, Mun Siong Engineering, NorthLight School, NUS Rotaract Club - Trees N Trunks, Oscar & Friends, Sukyo Mahikari, TATA Consultancy Services Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., United World College SEA (Dover)
Total number of participants   431  
Total number of trash bags filled   320  
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   2,002  
Total Distance (metres)   2,440  
  Most Likely to Find Items   8,235  
  Fishing Gear   492  
  Packaging Materials   910  
  Other Trash   433  
  Personal Hygiene   24  
  Items of Local Concern   5,091  
  TOTAL ITEMS   15,185  
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance
Most Likely to Find Items
Cigarette Butts 256   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 1,688
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 713   Beverage Bottles (glass) 271
Take Out Containers (plastic) 337   Beverage Cans 274
Take Out Containers (foam) 159   Grocery Bags (plastic) 627
Bottle Caps (plastic) 784   Other Plastic Bags 1,233
Bottle Caps (metal) 108   Paper Bags 98
Lids (plastic) 121   Cups & Plates (paper) 23
Straws/Stirrers 638   Cups & Plates (plastic) 498
Forks, Knives, Spoons 265   Cups & Plates (foam) 142
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials
Fishing Buoys 20   6-pack holders 2
Fishing Net & Pieces 167   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 589
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 176   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 214
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 129   Strapping bands 52
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 53
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 36   Condoms 5
Balloons 4   Diapers 12
Cigar Tips 22   Syringes 4
Cigarette Lighters 65   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 3
Construction Materials 251      
Fireworks 2      
Tyres 53      
Items of Local Concern      
Foam Pieces 3,132      
Glass Pieces 438      
Plastic Pieces 1,435      
Rubber Bands 86      
Dead / Injured Animals
What Animals? Dead or Injured?   Are the animals entangled? Entangled by what?
seahorse, horseshoe crabs, crabs, lobster, prawns All dead   the seahorse is found entangled by plastic
Most Unusual Items
Helmet, TV, shoes (>30), banner, plastic road block,  roof tiles x 14; Batterie; advertisement banner, laptop bag with sand, buddha statues, fridge, photo album, undergarment, 35cm rubber hose, canoe 4.2m, shipping equipment