At this time of year, along come the dark nights, Halloween, and Bonfire Night, and there seems to be a headline about an arson incident almost every day.
In this weeks' Rubbish Roundup 'Break Free from Plastics', an environmental pressure group, has said that much of the plastic that’s polluting our planet comes from just a handful of big corporations. Angry residents on a Sheffield street have been left perplexed after the council rejected an offer by a local McDonald’s drive-through restaurant to install bins to tackle the growing problem of fast food litter and pupils from a school in West Bridgford in Nottingham recent cleaned up a local woodland as part of a charity litter picking event...
If you run or manage a business and you aren’t recycling, you’re missing a trick. Not only is recycling much better for the environment, but it also helps you save on waste management costs and improves your reputation with customers and clients.
Hands up who has a drawer at home full of random things that don’t have a place anywhere? Does the drawer have about 50 batteries in it, some that work, and some that don’t, because you’re just not sure what to do with them when they’re finished with?
Did you know that if you have female staff, customers, or visitors, you legally have to provide sanitary disposal bins?
Cigarette litter continues to be a growing problem. The smoking ban that was introduced in 2007 led to a huge 43% increase in cigarette litter, according to Keep Britain Tidy, and it’s one of the most commonly found pieces of litter on beaches...
After another warm summer (albeit with a typically British downpour here and there), you might have noticed the mornings and evenings getting noticeably chillier. This can only mean one thing, autumn is on its way and winter won’t be far behind, with its frost, ice, and snow...
Images shared on social media recently of a sheep in the Scottish Highlands with a drinks can stuck in its mouth has highlighted the problem of litter in our countryside.
When thinking about the world’s greenest cities, maybe you wouldn’t think that a city in South America would be on the list. But Curitiba is one of the world’s top ten green cities. Here’s what makes it a sustainable powerhouse.
Vancouver is a city that’s blessed with being in an enviable location, nestled between the ocean and the mountains. But it’s not just its location that is the envy of many cities, it’s the Canadian city’s green credentials.