This weeks Rubbish Roundup features stories about the most littered item in Northern Ireland, and local Bristol heroes who have been cleaning up their village during lockdown
Employees across the globe are having to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak, however the adjustment has had a positive effect on the environment.
The Coronavirus has had an impact on every single person on the planet in 1 way or another, but how is it affecting littering, one factor is that since everyone is at home the cases of flytipping have risen
In this issue of the A-Z of rubbish, we take a look at T which relates to takeaways and the problems which fast food can cause on the environment and what the possible solutions can be going forward.
As we are all in lockdown, we think it is time to celebrate the stories around the UK of people using their daily exercise to help try and clean up the environment
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...
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...
Workplaces like offices are breeding grounds for illness; people work in close proximity, eat lunch at their desks, occasionally share mugs, and might not always pay close attention to the cleanliness of their work area.
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.
Bristol might not be the first place you think of when it comes to the world’s greenest cities, but it actually has some pretty impressive green credentials.