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Hello and thank you for visiting our blog on the Sheffield Half Marathon waste collection we here at Clearance And Clean Up Ltd wanted share some facts and figures with you about the waste collection and recycling that took place at this years Sheffield Half Marathon and share with you some of the good bits and also some of the more difficult parts.
The bulk of the waste from the Sheffield Half Marathon as to be expected was plastic water bottles and we estimate each runner consumed on average 4 bottles The waist weight is slightly inaccurate as some bottles still have water remaining in them so we estimate the true recycled weight to be around 2 tonnes this is taken to a local transfer station for recycling and processing.
The whole course had to be swept by a road sweeper prior to the event taking place to ensure it was safe for all taking part and to remove any trip hazards the whole course was then swept by the road sweeper and litter picked but the Clearance And Clean Up Ltd team on completion with some great help from the volunteers and the Run for All Staff.
A fantastic days enjoyed by all and helped some local charities raise some money that will make a difference we organised and actioned
See you next year