2018 Trashformer Program Progress


Polar Bear Beach 2018

The Trashformers tracked the following information:

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

The team compiled data on the following litter items:

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

Odd or unusual items were also highlighted each week.  


CB Environmental Association cleanup 2018

The 2018 Trashformer team began removing litter from CBRM Streets and Public Areas on Monday, May 28, 2018 and continued their efforts Monday to Friday until Friday, August 17, 2018.


2018 Trashformer Program Progress

Monday, May 28, 2018 to Friday, August 17, 2018.

During the 2018 Trashformer Program, the Trashformer Team filled approximatley 1,638 garbage bags with litter and debris.  The weight of the litter accumulated during the 2018 program was 6,510kg or 6.51 tonnes.

The Trashformers picked up and removed:

3,950                      Refundable beverage containers

7,385                      Fast food wrappers

9,895                      Hot drink cups

5,100                      Cold drink cups

6,550                      Cigarette packages

8,412                      Cigarettes butts

119                          loose needles (sharps)

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

Baby playpen

Vinyl records

Lobster traps

Christmas ornaments & lights


zip ties

Television sets 

bottle caps

canopy poles


Old Branch Road Trash 2018