The Global Fight Against Litter
We all know that litter was a problem before the pandemic. No one imagined that the disposable PPE designed to keep us safe would make it so much worse. How many discarded face masks or pairs of gloves have you seen out on your walks? With billions of face masks and gloves used globally every month and social distancing still needed. PPE litter remains a growing and serious problem.
Spain's capital city is known for its football and beautiful streets, but further to this Madrid have moved forward in leaps and bounds ecologically.
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
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.
If you’ve seen Blue Planet II or read the headlines about the plastic pollution in the world’s rivers and oceans, you’ll know that it’s one of the biggest environmental challenges we’re facing...
Like many councils around the UK, West Lothian Council is working hard to tackle litter and keep its streets clean. From improving on-the-go recycling facilities to cracking down on dog fouling, here’s what it’s doing to fight litter.