Debris found strewn along stretch of East Coast Park

Trash found on the beach at East Coast Park, on May 28, 2019.
Trash found on the beach at East Coast Park, on May 28, 2019.ST PHOTO: ZHANG XUAN
Trash found on the beach at East Coast Park, on May 28, 2019.
Trash found on the beach at East Coast Park, on May 28, 2019.ST PHOTO: ZHANG XUAN
Trash found on the beach at East Coast Park, on May 28, 2019.
Trash found on the beach at East Coast Park, on May 28, 2019.ST PHOTO: ZHANG XUAN
Above: A worker cleaning up the beach. According to the National Environment Agency website, offshore detritus drifts onto the shores of Singapore during the south-west monsoon months from May to October, and the beaches are cleaned more often during
Above: A worker cleaning up the beach. According to the National Environment Agency website, offshore detritus drifts onto the shores of Singapore during the south-west monsoon months from May to October, and the beaches are cleaned more often during this period. ST PHOTO: ZHANG XUAN

A 200m stretch of the beach at East Coast Park was strewn with plastic bottles, wooden debris and household items yesterday morning, a sight that startled several regular joggers and keep-fit enthusiasts.

Said Straits Times reader Laura Stanners, 33: "It is the biggest amount of trash - and the worst - I have seen along this beach."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 29, 2019, with the headline 'Debris found strewn along stretch of East Coast Park'. Print Edition | Subscribe