Month of May/June 2019 Findings

Month of May/June 2019

 

 

Trashformers in their Tee Shirts

 

Highlights during the first month of the 2019 Trashformer Program


• Approximatley 566 garbage bags were filled with litter and debris during the month of May/June 2019.


• Approximately 2,660 kg (2.66 tonnes) of litter and debris has been removed from the environment during the first month of the 2019 Trashformer Program.


Litter Removal Results for the Month of May/June 2019

 

Month List of Materials Removed from Environment Community Areas Shorelines Watershed Areas Total amount of materials removed from the Environment
Month of May/June 2019 Refundable Beverage Containers 737 183 47 967
  Fast Food Wrappers 1,470 330 23 1,823
Hot Drink Cups 2,020 315 26 2,351
Cold Drink Cups 1,376 223 8 1,607
Cigarette Packaging 492 124 7 623
Cigarette Butts 1,196 605 7 1,808
Marijuana Packaging 51 23 0 74
Lobster Trap Debris ---------------- 13 --------------- 13
Marine Rope(metric tonnes) ---------------- 615.5 (mt) --------------- 615.5 (mt)
Lobster Tags ---------------- 41 --------------- 41
Lobster Bands ---------------- 5 --------------- 5
Bait Boxes ---------------- 0 --------------- 0
Needles (Safe Sharps) 97 97
Tires 191 191

 

 Full truck Port Caledonia Beach

 

Other Common Materials removed from the Environment during the 2019 Trashformer Program

List of Other Types of Materials removed from the Environment

Total Amount of Other Materials removed during the month of May/June 2019

Plastic Bags 2,526
Clothing/Textiles 277
Cutlery (plastic) 1,313 
Drink Straws 1,387
Toys 110
Chip Bags/Bar Wrappers 460
Lighters 79
Appliances 16
Batteries 35
Building Materials 254
Car parts 56
Condoms 78
Diapers 190
Personal Hygiene Items 231

 

Some of the more unusual pieces of litter removed from the community during the month of June included:

Bicycle Tires
26 Pairs of Rubber Gloves
Styrofoam Insulation
Light Bulbs
1 Foot of Chain links
2 sheets of metal
53 Milk Jugs
Used Fire Works
Shopping Carts
500ft of string
Garden Planters

 Leblanc Rd. Millville Full Truck