2017 Trashformer Program Progress
The 2017 Trashformer Team: Program Results
The Trashformers tracked the following information:
• Number of garbage bags filled with litter and debris.
• The weight of the litter and debris removed from municipal streets and public areas.
The team compiled data on the following litter items:
Fast food wrappers
Hot drink cups
Cold drink cups
Odd or unusual items were also highlighted each week.
The 2017 Trashformer team began removing litter from CBRM Streets and Public Areas on Monday, May 22, 2017 and continued their efforts Monday to Friday until Friday, August 11, 2017.
2017 Trashformer Program Progress:
Monday, May 22, 2017 to Friday, August 11, 2017
During the 2017 Trashformer Program, The Trashformer Team filled approximatley 1,037 garbage bags with litter and debris. The weight of the litter accumulated during the 2017 program was 5,213 kg or 5.21 tonnes.
The Trashformers picked up and removed:
1,871 Refundable beverage containers
7,530 Fast food wrappers/packaging
11,245 Hot drink cups
1,898 Cold drink cups
3,368 Cigarette packages
1,936 Cigarettes butts
157 Loose sharps (needles)
1 Filled Safe Sharps Container
Some of the more unusual materials removed from the community during the 2017 season included:
hockey sticks & pucks, bikes, surf board, elliptical, yoga mats, etc.
Construction & demolition debris:
shingles, wood debris, windows, wooden frames, etc.
Appliances/In door & outdoor furniture:
chairs, tables, mattresses, crib,barbeque, toaster, deep fryer, etc.
dolls, sled, video games, CD's, pool toys, kiddy pool, etc.
tires, muffler, bumper, seats, etc.
lobster shells, potatoes, etc.
computer monitors, tv sets, radios, etc.
Other: uncommon items
shopping carts, furnace, clothing, baby strollers, sun glasses, Styrofoam, kitty litter, satellite box, propane tanks, paint cans, 1,042 bottle caps, vacuum cleaner, propane tanks, aersoal containers etc.