2016 Trashformer Program Progress

2016 Trashformer Progress

During the next 12 weeks, please visit the website regularly or watch for weekly updates posted on FACEBOOK as we track the Trashformer’s progress during the summer of 2016.


The Trashformer’s tracked the following information during the 2016 program:

  • Number of garbage bags filled with litter and debris
  • The weight of these materials removed from our streets and public areas


The team also compiled data on the following litter items listed below:

  • Refundable items
  • Fast food wrappers
  • Hot drink cups
  • Cold drink cups
  • Cigarette packages
  • Cigarette butts
  • Sharps (needles)


The 2016 Trashformer team began transforming CBRM Streets and Public Areas on May 30, 2016. They continued to cleanup litter and debris across CBRM until August 19, 2016.


2016 Trashformer Program Progress

Monday, May 30 to Friday, August 19, 2016


During the 2016 Trashformer Program, the Trashformer's filled approximately 756 bags with litter and debris.  The weight of the litter accumalated during the 2016 program was 5,925 kg or 5.93 tonnes.


During the 2016 season, the Trashformers picked up and removed over:

979              Refundable items

8,505           Fast food wrappers

9,762           Hot drink cups

1,393           Cold drink cups

2,440           Cigarette packages

3,031           Cigarette butts

29                Sharps (needles)








Week 4:  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)