Rubbish Roundup

Rubbish Roundup 24th June

In this week's' Rubbish Roundup conmen disguised as litter enforcement officers in Brigend have been demanding cash from people for supposed littering and dog-fouling, residents in Cardiff are complaining about the amount of litter in the streets and litter on the beaches of Northern Ireland has reached its highest level since litter surveys began seven years ago.

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Rubbish Roundup 10th June

In this weeks' Rubbish Roundup the Canal and River Trust say that if every person picked up 1 piece of litter, England and Wales’ rivers and canals could be plastic-free within a year. Schoolchildren in Doncaster design anti-litter campaign posters and littering offences in Glasgow have reduced by a staggering 83% over the last nine years, according to figures released by Police Scotland.

 

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Rubbish Roundup 27th May

This weeks Rubbish Roundup features stories about Highways England joining forces with Keep Britain Tidy to give some of Somerset’s busiest roads a spring clean, a landowner has been blocking access to a beauty spot in Snowdonia because of litter dumping and high school students in East Ayreshire can be fined £80 for littering.

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Rubbish Roundup 22nd March

This weeks Rubbish Roundup features stories of organised litter pick groups working hard to keep their local areas clean and tidy and the litter clean-up challenge that's currently trending on Twitter and Instagram.

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Rubbish Roundup 4th March

This weeks Rubbish Roundup features stories including a 6 year old boy in Aberdeen who is encouraging people to pick up litter after he found a 26 year old crisp packet, temporary wheelie bins are set to replace steel alloy container which were stolen in Solihull, and finally there has been a backlash after litter patrol officers followed a woman into a doctors surgery to fine her.

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Rubbish Roundup 21st January

This weeks Rubbish Roundup features stories including a mum from Doncaster is fed up with seeing rubbish in gutters and country lanes she has set up a clean up group, new calls to tackle marine litter in Shetland after a photograph was taken of a bird who had died from entanglement, and finally a Leicester company has been fined for allowing litter to fall on the country's road.  

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Rubbish Roundup 7th January

This weeks Rubbish Roundup features stories including about people who drop litter in Fife could now be faced with an on the spot fine, Barking and Dagenham council have launched a crackdown on litter to become the 'cleanliness capital' of London, and finally members of the Friends of Barry Beaches conducted a litterpick on Boxing day.

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Rubbish Roundup 10th December

This weeks Rubbish Roundup features stories including litter officers have been hired to patrol the streets of Lancashire as part of a 12 month contract, an anti litter campaign has been given a £30,000 boost from the council to tackle litter in public spaces, and finally a chrismtas tree has been blighted with broken branches, baubles missing and litter around its base.  

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Rubbish Roundup 12th November

This weeks Rubbish Roundup features stories including residents in Ipswich have been urged to look out for drug-related litter and to report to the local authority, Wrexham have ended their contract with Kingdom early after it emerged that they did not issue a single fine in August or September, and finally Dublin City Council has secured funding to tackle the illegal dumping of waste.

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