Month of May and June 2018

Month of May & June 2018

 

2018 Trashformer Crew

 

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 Trashformers will also be tracking common litter items they pick 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
Sharps (needles)

 

Trashformer Program:  Weekly Progress Report

 

Fishermans Park 2                                                                  

 

 

Month of May & June 2018

 


Week 1 Trashformer Program Update:   Monday, May 28, 2018  to Friday, June 1, 2018

 

83 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 83 garbage bags they filled was 460 kg or 0.46 tonnes.

 

The Trashformers picked up:


103        Refundable beverage containers

550        Fast food wrappers

905        Hot drink cups

220        Cold drink cups

405        Cigarette packages

890        Cigarette butts

    8        Sharps (needles)

 

Some of the uncommon items the Trashformers removed from their cleanup areas during the week of May 28 and June 1, 2018 included:

 

IV Bags

Inhalers & asthma medication                                                  

Lobster traps

Tarp

Plastic flowers

Christmas Lights

Razors

 

 

Week 2 of the Trashformer Program:   Monday, June 4, 2018 to Friday, June 8, 2018

 

218  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 218 garbage bags they filled was 900kg or        0.90  tonnes.

 

The Trashformers picked up:

 

740               Refundable beverage containers

1,050            Fast food wrappers

1,200            Hot drink cups

510               Cold drink cups

925               Cigarette packages

930               Cigarette butts

 

87                 Sharps (needles)

 

 

Some of the uncommon items the Trashformers removed from their cleanup area's during the Week of June 4 – June 8, 2018 included:

 

2 abandoned camp sites

Bag of bones

Pillow

Litter box

30 bottles filled with unknown liquid

Sleeping bag

Large traffic cone

100 gloves

 

Fishermans Park

 

 

Week 3 of the Trashformer Program:    Monday, June 11, 2018 to Friday, June 15, 2018

 

224 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 224 garbage bags they filled was 1,030 kg or 1.30 tonnes.

 

The Trashformers picked up:

 

105               Refundable beverage containers

1,140            Fast food wrappers

1,450            Hot drink cups

545               Cold drink cups

730               Cigarette packages

610               Cigarette butts

 

1                   Sharps (needles)

 

Some of the uncommon items the Trashformers removed from their cleanup area's during the Week of June 11 – June 15, 2018 included:

 

50+  vinyl records

300+ baby diapers

Baby monitor

Play pen

Christmas Ornaments

 

 

Week 4 of the Trashformer Program:        Monday, June 18, 2018 to Friday, June 22, 2018

 

143 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 143 garbage bags they filled was 630 kg or 0.63
tonnes.

 

The Trashformers picked up:

 

200                Refundable beverage containers

1,050             Fast food wrappers

900                Hot drink cups

550                Cold drink cups

680                Cigarette packages

570                Cigarette butts

 

2                    Sharps (needles)

 

 

Some of the uncommon items the Trashformers removed from their cleanup area's during the Week of June 18 – June 22, 2018 included:

 

smoke alarm

air compressor

sprinkler

tote bag

hockey net

coffee maker

printer

wiper blades

 

Week 5 of the Trashformer Program: Monday, June 25, 2018 to Friday, June 29, 2018

 

130 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 130 garbage bags they filled was 620 kg or 0.62
tonnes.

 

The Trashformers picked up:


105          Refundable beverage containers

270          Fast food wrappers

340          Hot drink cups

195          Cold drink cups

245          Cigarette packages

450          Cigarette butts

3              Sharps (needles)

 

Some of the uncommon items the Trashformers removed from their cleanup area's during the Week of June 25 – June 29, 2018 included:

 

large pieces of wood

lobster bands

aerosol cans

bed sheets

ice packs