Month of July 2018

Month of July 2018

Renwick Brook

During the 2018 Trashformer Program, the Trashformers' have been asked to track and compile data on the following information this summer:

 

• Number of garbage bags filled with litter and debris.
• The weight of these materials removed from our streets and public areas.

 

The Trashformer Team will also compile data on the following litter items listed below during this season’s program:

 

Refundable items

Fast food wrappers

Hot drink cups

Cold drink cups

Cigarette packages

Cigarettes butts

Sharps (needles)

The Trashformers will also note any odd or unusual items they pickup each week from the community.

 

 

Month of July 2018: Progress Report

 

Week 6: Trashformer Program Progress for the Week of Monday, July 2, 2018 to Friday, July 7, 2018

 

95 garbage bags were filled with litter and debris and disposed of at the Waste Management Facility by the Trashformers.

 

The total weight of the contents contained in the 95 garbage bags they filled was 330kg or 0.33 tonnes.

 

The Trashformers removed:

 

650 Refundable beverage containers

280 Fast food wrappers

620 Hot drink cups

285 Cold drink cups

420 Cigarette packages

507 Cigarette butts

1 Sharps (needles)

 

Some of the uncommon items the Trashformers removed from their cleanup area's during the Week of July 2, 2018 to July 7, 2018 included:

 

hockey net

printer

shopping cart

door

bike

door

suitcase

250+ bottle caps

 

 

Week 7:  Trashformer Program Progress for the Week of Monday, July 9, 2018 to Friday, July 13, 2018

 

133 garbage bags were filled with litter and debris and disposed of at the Waste Management
Facility by the Trashformers.

 

The total weight of the contents contained in the 133 garbage bags they filled was 550 kg or 0.55
tonnes.

 

The Trashformers picked up:

 

362     Refundable beverage containers

545     Fast food wrappers

795     Hot drink cups

570     Cold drink cups

435     Cigarette packages

925     Cigarette butts

0         Sharps (needles)

 

Some of the uncommon items the Trashformers removed from their cleanup area's during the Week of July 9, 2018 to July 13, 2018 included:

radio

large pool filter

tar bucket,

pylons

tarp

cement mix bags

sink

tire

cookie tins

Christmas wreath

green cart

 

Before Trashformers cleaned up site July 17

 

After 4 July 17 2018

 

 

Week 8:  Trashformer Program Progress for the Week of Monday, July 16, 2018 to Friday, July 20, 2018

 

72 garbage bags were filled with litter and debris and disposed of at the Waste ManagementFacility by the Trashformers.

The total weight of the contents contained in the 72 garbage bags they filled was 210kg or 0.21tonnes

 

The Trashformers picked up:

100     Refundable beverage containers

550     Fast food wrappers

850     Hot drink cups

475     Cold drink cups

525     Cigarette packages

900     Cigarette butts

 

6         Sharps (needles)

 

Some of the uncommon items the Trashformers removed from their cleanup area's during the Week of July 16, 2018 to July 20, 2018 included:

bike parts

hair wig

hair extensions

buoy

2 chairs

400+ lobster bands

Cement bags

 

 

Week 9:  Trashformer Program Progress for the Week of Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018

 

87 garbage bags were filled with litter and debris and disposed of at the Waste Management
Facility by the Trashformers.

The total weight of the contents contained in the 87 garbage bags they filled was 280 kg or 0.28tonnes

 

The Trashformers picked up:

385     Refundable beverage containers

280     Fast food wrappers

295     Hot drink cups

225     Cold drink cups

460     Cigarette packages

655     Cigarette butts

 

2         Sharps (needles)

 

Some of the uncommon items the Trashformers removed from their cleanup area's during the Week of July 23, 2018 to July 27, 2018 included:

large metal gate

50+ tampon applicators

Pylons

Paint cans

Shopping carts

300+ bottle caps

 

 

Week 10: Trashformer Program Progress for the week of Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018

 

161 garbage bags were filled with litter and debris and disposed of at the Waste Management
Facility by the Trashformers.

The total weight of the contents contained in the 161 garbage bags they filled was 550 kg or 0.55
Tonnes.

 

The Trashformers picked up:

440      Refundable beverage containers

520      Fast food wrappers

830      Hot drink cups

435      Cold drink cups

730      Cigarette packages

725      Cigarette butts

 

3          Sharps (needles)

 

 

Some of the uncommon items the Trashformers removed from their cleanup area's during the Week of July 30, 2018 to August 3, 2018 included:

fan

cat post

zip ties

meat packaging

glow sticks

canopy poles

desk

office chairs

bike

cooking pots

300+ bottle cap

 

Old Branch Road Before 2018

 Before area was cleaned up by the 2018 Trashformer team

 

Old Branch Road After 2018

After this site was cleaned up by the 2018 Trashformer team