Month of June

Month of June

 

During the 2016 Trashformer Program, the Trashformer's have been asked to track 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's will also be tracking common litter items they picked up.  The common items which will be tracked include:

  • Refundables (glass, plastic bottles & cans)
  • Fast food packaging
  • Hot drink cups
  • Cold drink cups
  • Cigarette packages
  • Cigarette Butts

 

Month of June

 

Week 1 of Trashformer Program: May 30 to June 3, 2016

71 bags of litter and debris were filled at a weight of 590 kgs or 0.59 tonnes.

The Trashformers picked up:

130        Refundable items

890        Fast food wrappers

870        Hot drink cups

280        Cold drink cups

280        Cigarette packages

927        Cigarette butts

4           Sharps (needles)

 

Week 2 of Trashformer Program: June 6 to June 10, 2016

59 bags of litter and debris were filled at a weight of 460 kg or 0.46 tonnes.

The Trashformer’s picked up:

82          Refundable beverage containers

605        Fast food wrappers

1,245     Hot drink cups

120        Cold drink cups

280        Cigarette packages

310        Cigarette butts

2           Sharps (needles)

 

Week 3 of Trashformer Program: June 13 to June 17, 2016

74 bags of litter and debris were filled at a weight of 720 kg or 0.72 tonnes.

The Trashformer’s picked up:

75          Refundable beverage containers

1,050     Fast food wrappers

1,400     Hot drink cups

120        Cold drink cups

250        Cigarette packages

170        Cigarette butts

0            Sharps (needles)

 

Week 4 of Trashformer Program: June 20 to June 24, 2016

77 bags of litter and debris were filled at a weight of 630 kg or 0.63 tonnes.

The Trashformer's picked up:

67           Refundable beverage containers

740         Fast food wrappers

790         Hot drink cups

65           Cold drink cups

220         Cigarette packages

272         Cigarette butts

0            Sharps (needles)

 

Week 5 of Trashformer Program: June 27 to June 30, 2016

49 bags of litter and debris were filled at a weight of 340 kg or 0.34 tonnes.

The Trashformer's picked up:

47          Refundable beverage containers

455        Fast food wrappers

520        Hot drink cups

80          Cold drink cups

140        Cigarette packages

80          Cigarette butts

22          Sharps (needles)

 

Trashformer Program:  Progress Total for Month of June:  May 30 to June 30, 2016

The Trashformer's filled 330 bags of litter and debris at a weight of 2,740 kg or 2.74 tonnes for the month of June.

During the Month of June, the Trashformer's picked up:

401         Refundable beverage containers

3,740      Fast food wrappers

4,825      Hot drink cups

665         Cold drink cups

1,170      Cigarette packages

1,759      Cigarette butts

28          Sharps (needles)