If you like numbers, keep reading … it was incredible to see what we managed to collect in just one hour this morning: 14 glass bottles, 97 plastic bottles, and 116 cans. What’s also impressive is that we’re still adding new brands to the list, even after a year of cleaning. I’ll be posting an end-of-the-year review soon, but here’s a peek at what emerged from Monkton Park today:

Alcohol (15% of total)

  • Blackthorn Cider
  • Budweiser
  • Bulmer Cider
  • Carling
  • Carlsberg
  • Kronenbourg 1664
  • Corona Extra
  • Dark and Handsome Ale
  • Foster’s
  • Greenall’s Dry Gin
  • Grolsch
  • Kingstone Press Cider
  • Pimm’s
  • Shandy Bass
  • Staropramen
  • *** Stella Artois *** (most popular alcohol find: 8 cans)
  • Strongbow
  • Strongbow Dark Fruit
  • Thatcher’s Cider

Energy Drinks (24% of total)

  • Emerge
  • Freeway Up Energy Drink
  • KX
  • *** Monster *** (17 cans)
  • Red Bull
  • Relentless
  • Rockstar
  • Sainsbury’s Blue Bolt
  • Spartan Energy Drink

Fruit Drinks (7% of total)

  • Frugo Fruit Drink
  • Innocent Juice
  • *** J20 *** (3 bottles)
  • *** Oasis *** (3 bottles)
  • Ribena
  • Robinson’s Fruit Shoot
  • Tropicana Orange Juice
  • Vimto

Sodas (29% of total)

  • 7-Up
  • *** Coca Cola ***
  • *** Coke Zero ***
  • *** Diet Coke ***
    (when all Coke types are added up, it’s 36% of the category and 11% of the total recycling found)
  • Dr Pepper
  • Fanta
  • Irn-Bru
  • Ka Black Grape Drink
  • Ka Pineapple Drink
  • Lilt
  • Mountain Dew
  • Pepsi
  • Pepsi Max
  • Pepsi Max Cherry
  • San Pellegrino
  • Sprite
  • Tango
  • Ting Caribbean Fruit Fizz
  • Tesco Lemon & Lime Zero

Sports Drinks (9% of total)

  • Gatorade
  • *** Lucozade Sport ***
  • *** Lucozade Energy ***
    (when combined, Lucozade is 95% of the sports drinks category, and 8% of the total found)

Water (7% of total)

  • Agros Mineral Water
  • Ballygowan Natural Mineral Water
  • Buxton Water
  • Drench Juicy Spring Water
  • Evian
  • Glaceau Smart Water
  • Morrison’s Sparking Lemon & Lime Flavoured Water
  • *** Nestle Pure Life Still Spring Water *** (5 bottles)
  • Sainsbury’s Still Scottish Mountain Water
  • Volvic Touch of Fruit

Milk (2% of total)

  • *** Frijj *** (3 bottles)
  • Snickers
  • Yazoo Milk Drink

Unknown (7% of total)

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