Almost £500,000 will be awarded to community projects to tackle littering, Defra Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced. The funding aims to support the development of “new innovation and approaches” for tackling litter, from behavioural research for better positioned bins … Continue reading →
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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“Tidy Litterers” – those that place their litter on walls, down storm drains or carefully leave litter next to full bins – are the target of a new campaign #FFSLDN to help stem the flow of litter into the River … Continue reading →
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Today, on International Recycling Day (17 May 2017), Corona and Parley for the Oceans have announced a partnership to help end marine plastic pollution. The long-term partnership launches with a plan to protect 100 Islands by 2020, starting in six … Continue reading →
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MEPs have voted to adopt seven breakthrough measures for tackling the problem of litter through EU member states. Following the vote at Strasbourg this week (10 May) a series of measures will be adopted by EU member states to share … 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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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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West Sussex County Council has announced that it will suspend charging for the disposal of DIY waste at its 11 house waste and recycling centres (HWRCs), following the publication of the Government’s National Litter Strategy for England. The Strategy aims … Continue reading →
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