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Rubbish Roundup 30th March

In this weeks' Rubbish Roundup the annual Great British Spring Clean has been postponed until September because of the coronavirus outbreak, and various councils have announced various services are being reduced significantly in response to the government lockdown, such as bin emptying, street cleaning and litter-picking...

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Rubbish Roundup 16th March

In this weeks' Rubbish Roundup a councillor in Denbighshire has criticised a private litter enforcement firm for targeting smokers instead of dog owners, in Ipswich a litter picking group was shocked to find 90 unused needles on one area of the town, a compact and 100% electric waste vacuum cleaner is the latest litter fighting recruit in South Lanarkshire and Costa Coffee stores in Swindon are set to start hosting their own litter picks...

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Fighting Litter Around the UK: Cheltenham Borough Council

Cheltenham is a vibrant regency town with a busy calendar of events and festivals all year round and a population of around 117,000 people. This makes keeping the town tidy a priority, and Cheltenham Borough Council, along with its environmental service provider Ubico, and partners including Gloucestershire Police, the Environment Agency and the DVLA has taken on the fight against problems such as fly-tipping, graffiti, dog fouling, and abandoned vehicles.

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