2019 Trashformer Program

2019 Trashformer Program

 

 

The 2019 Trashformer Team 

Be on the lookout for the 2019 Trashformer Team in a Community near you! Claire Maxwell, Kirsten MacKeigan, Maggie Bunbury, Morgan Campbell, and Peter MacNeil will be traveling in a bright Red Truck across removing litter and debris from communities, beaches, shorelines and watersheds across CBRM. Monday to Friday, between May 27, 2019 and August 16, 2019 you may catch a glimpse of this hardworking, dedicated team in action!

 

2019 Trashformer Team

 

2019 Program Results: Week of May 26, 2019 to Week Ending August 2, 2019

 

980 garbage bags have been filled with litter and debris and disposed of at the Waste Management Facility by the 2019 Trashformer Team.


The 980 garbage bags disposed of at CBRM's Waste Management Facility weighed approximatley 4,860 kg or 4.86 tonnes.

 

List of Items Tracked Total removed from the environment since program started
Refundable Beverage Containers 2,052
Fast Food Wrappers 3,072
Hot Drink Cups 3,527
Cold Drink Cups 2,572
Cigarette Packages 971
Cigarette Butts 2,961
Marijuana Packaging 127
Lobster Trap Parts 55
Marine Rope (Metric Tonnes) 1,573.5 (mt)
Lobster Tags 155
Lobster Bands 103
Bait Boxes 0
Tires 223
Needles (Safe Sharps) 143

 

 Some of the uncommon items the Trashformer Team has removed from the environment during this seasons program includes:

 

Uncommon Items removed from the environment during the 2019 Trashformer Program
40+ Car Batteries
20+ Rubbermaid Containers
125+ Baking Pans & Muffin Tins
1000+ Bottle Caps
15+ Tins of Silly String
8 Television Sets
250+ Flag Pieces

 

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