International Coastal Cleanup, Singapore
2016 Data
Results (by Zone)
Zone Location   Tanah Merah  
Date of Cleanup   Saturday, 17 September 2016  
Sites   Tanah Merah Beach Sites 1, 5, 7
Organizations   Adrian and Friends, ANZA Action, Independents, Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College West, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), NUS College of Alice and Peter Tan (NUS CAPT), NUS (Day of Service), NUS Ridge View Residential College (RVRC), Setsco Services Pte Ltd, State Street Bank and Trust
Total number of participants   594  
Total number of trash bags filled   513  
Weight of trash bags collected (kg)   2,973  
Total Distance (metres)   1,150  
  Most Likely to Find Items   19,721  
  Fishing Gear   721  
  Packaging Materials   1,867  
  Other Trash   436  
  Personal Hygiene   61  
  Items of Local Concern   8,593  
  TOTAL ITEMS   31,399  
TOP 10 ITEMS at a Glance
Most Likely to Find Items
Cigarette Butts 581   Beverage Bottles (plastic) 8,284
Food Wrappers (candy, chips, etc) 1,128   Beverage Bottles (glass) 352
Take Out Containers (plastic) 433   Beverage Cans 221
Take Out Containers (foam) 219   Grocery Bags (plastic) 140
Bottle Caps (plastic) 1,016   Other Plastic Bags 874
Bottle Caps (metal) 59   Paper Bags 87
Lids (plastic) 189   Cups & Plates (paper) 73
Straws/Stirrers 3,143   Cups & Plates (plastic) 2,120
Forks, Knives, Spoons 278   Cups & Plates (foam) 524
Fishing Gear   Packaging Materials
Fishing Buoys 78   6-pack holders 13
Fishing Net & Pieces 269   Other Plastic / Foam Packaging 997
Rope (1 meter = 1 piece) 340   Other Plastic Bottles (oil, bleach, etc) 737
Fishing line ( 1 meter = 1 piece) 34   Strapping bands 89
      Tobacco Packaging / Wrappers 31
Other Trash   Personal Hygiene
Appliances (fridges, washers, etc) 9   Condoms 20
Balloons 9   Diapers 14
Cigar Tips 33   Syringes 15
Cigarette Lighters 319   Tampons / Tampon Applicators 12
Construction Materials 49      
Fireworks 2      
Tyres 15      
Items of Local Concern      
Foam Pieces 6,540      
Glass Pieces 211      
Plastic Pieces 1,778      
Rubber Bands 64      
Dead / Injured Animals
What Animals? Dead or Injured?   Are the animals entangled? Entangled by what?
Rat, Jellyfish (diameter of 40cm), Cuttlefish, Fish, Hawksbill Turtle All dead   None entangled
Most Unusual Items
TV screen, Nerf gun, golf balls, slippers, umbrella, thermos flask, tennis balls, Ultraman toy, lots of shoes (over 50), shotgun shells, helmets, a mop, wooden crate, baby shoe, fridge, traffic cone, life buoy, ear plugs, sponge, plastic chair, handbag, haversack, stationery,tape dispenser, cell phone cover, wood & nails