Month of July 2018

Month of July 2018



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 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 Trashformer’s 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 550kg or 0.55
tonnes.

 

The Trashformer’s 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