The amount of waste being fly-tipped across England each year could stretch from London to Moscow, new analysis by the Local Government Association reveals. The LGA, which represents more than 370 councils across England and Wales, is warning that the … Continue reading →
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The Government’s recent initiatives to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste by 2042 should not be seen as an alternative to kerbside recycling, but should work alongside it, the Local Government Association (LGA) says. In a published briefing on the debate … 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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The Local Government Association (LGA) has published an evaluation of council projects funded by its Waste and Recycling Programme. It says, as can be the case with grant funding, it doesn’t believe the project was “doomed to succeed”. In its … Continue reading →
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Chewing gum manufacturers must help more with the growing multi-million pound cost to local communities of removing discarded gum, with 99% of the nation’s main shopping streets now “spattered”, council leaders say. The Local Government Association, which represents more than … Continue reading →
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