Hassle, forgetfulness or hygiene concerns are stopping people turning their increased awareness about plastic pollution into actions. New research, launching today from ourselves and BRITA UK – shows that although people are more aware of the environmental impacts of plastic … Continue reading →
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A new report to be published by Keep Britain Tidy reveals that litters could be killing up to 3.2m shrews, voles and mice every year. The study looked at litter along roadsides and in lay-bys and found that more than … Continue reading →
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Fly-tipping incidents reported by local authorities topped one million in 2016/17, an increase of 7% on the previous year. Two thirds (67%) of fly-tips involved household waste. Total incidents involving household waste increased by 8% from 2015/16, according to Defra … Continue reading →
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A new report published today (11 October) suggests local authorities across England could save up to £35m every year if a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers was introduced in England. Analysis of data across eight local authorities, including … Continue reading →
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Amid growing concern about plastic litter, Keep Britain Tidy has teamed up with Harrogate Water in a joint campaign to promote greater recycling of plastic water bottles. It follows independent research, jointly commissioned by Keep Britain Tidy and Harrogate Water, … Continue reading →
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Nearly three in five (59%) say they would be more likely to use a reusable water bottle if tap water refills were more freely available in places such as shops, airports and parks, a YouGov survey reveals. The survey, commissioned … Continue reading →
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Britain’s largest independent bottled water company has announced a major partnership with Keep Britain Tidy to get more people recycling plastic bottles. Harrogate Water says it is motivated by environmental concerns and believes that the public is behind more recycling. … Continue reading →
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