Beloved "Mr. Trash Wheel" in Baltimore Devours 5.2 Million Pounds of Garbage Over a Decade

Luca O'Connor May 9, 2024
(Photo by Kaitlyn Dolan/Chesapeake Bay Program)

A Decade of Devotion: Mr. Trash Wheel's Milestones

Meet Mr. Trash Wheel, the iconic figure at the heart of Baltimore Harbor's cleanup efforts. Celebrating a decade of service, Mr. Trash Wheel and his family of trash-collecting counterparts have made a remarkable impact, devouring 5.2 million pounds of garbage. Join us as we explore the story of this beloved environmental hero and his enduring legacy.

Celebrating Mr. Trash Wheel's ten years of tireless service, it's impossible not to marvel at his remarkable achievements. From humble beginnings in 2014 to becoming a symbol of environmental stewardship, Mr. Trash Wheel's impact on the Baltimore Harbor is truly extraordinary. Over the years, he has devoured an astounding 5.2 million pounds of garbage, preventing countless pollutants from contaminating the waters. Additionally, his presence has sparked a movement, leading to the installation of other trash-collecting wheels, like Gwynnda the Good Wheel of the West, forming a 'family' of four dedicated to keeping waterways clean and inspiring communities nationwide.

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