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 Trashformer’s 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 Trashformer’s 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 Trashformer’s picked up:

 

1,220                     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