Rubbish Roundup 9th October

Monday, 9 October 2017 10:50:12 Europe/London
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This weeks rubbish roundup focuses a lot of littering, Dundee have introduced a city wide litter prevention strategy, Liverpool's litter squad have encouraged residents to help give information on serial litter louts, Staffordshire have presented a large pile of rubbish in the town centre to show them how much litter is being discarded in their area. 

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Posted By Sam

Rubbish Roundup 25th September

Monday, 25 September 2017 09:33:59 Europe/London
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Beach litter is on the rise, one of the stories this weeks features a Barry Island Chip Shop which is fed up with the amount of strewn litter and they themselves have stopped using polystyrene cartons and now switched to biodegradable cardboard even though they are far more expensive than the polystyren.  This was all started from a walk down the beaches with their children.  

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Posted By Adam

Rubbish Roundup 11th September

Sunday, 24 September 2017 12:11:09 Europe/London
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This weeks Rubbish Roundup feature stories of a litter pick in Kettering collecting 40kg of waste, an artist turning litter into items for sale and Brighton Council joining a campaign called launch the streets ahead campaign.  

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Posted By Jon

Rubbish Roundup 21st August

Monday, 21 August 2017 10:21:16 Europe/London
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This weeks stories feature a new 'Smart Bin' being installed in Picton, New Zealand, these bins sends alerts to waste management teams via a text message when they need emptying to help combat the problem of overflowing bins.  If this trial is successful successful it will become a familiar site aross the country.  

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Posted By Michelle

Rubbish Roundup 7th August

Monday, 7 August 2017 10:27:18 Europe/London
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This weeks rubbish roundup includes a story from Asda in Leicester where the residents near the superstore are angered by the companies failure to clear up a pile of rubbish which has been building up for months next to it.  

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Posted By jon davis

Rubbish Roundup 24th July

Thursday, 27 July 2017 12:18:25 Europe/London
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This weeks Rubbish Roundup includes children from a Swindon School visiting their local shopping centre to learn how the centre manages its waste and how their recycling policy works.  Each child received small gifts including pencil cases made from tyres and a ruler made from old cd cases.

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Posted By Michelle

Rubbish Roundup 10th July

Monday, 10 July 2017 11:06:45 Europe/London
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Most of our stories this focus on beach litter, especially in 1 case where a 6 year old girl cut herself on a disposable bbq left by a beach goer.  

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Posted By jon davis

Rubbish Roundup 26th June

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 11:17:37 Europe/London
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A brief insight into some of the headlines across the UK with the biggest headline regarding Bridgend Councils new recycling contractor missing residents waste collections

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Posted By jon davis

Rubbish Roundup 22nd May

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 10:00:00 Europe/London
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This weeks roundup of litter news and all things related covers a fire started in a pile or rubbish but spread to a nearby parked van, fines for residents who let rubbish pile up in their gardens and overflowing bins in Goring, Oxfordshire.

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Posted By jon davis

Rubbish Roundup - 1st May

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 13:00:00 Europe/London
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Flytipping covers all of our stories this week, flytipping is the illegal dumping of waste, this can be anything from black bags dumped to fridges to industrial waste, most councils are trying to crack down on this epidemic but without the publics help it is a challenge.  

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Posted By jon davis
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