Residents put an end to litter filled streets

Nobody wants to see their streets filled with litter. Not only does it look unsightly, it can also damage local economies as less people wish to visit for shopping and leisure activities, and it can encourage further antisocial behaviour. A group of residents in Wilmslow, Cheshire, have taken it upon themselves to make sure this doesn’t … More Residents put an end to litter filled streets

Call to cut plastic pollution across the UK

The Plastic Free Coastlines campaign is targeting local councils, schools and businesses after new figures show more than 8.3bn tonnes of plastic has been produced since the 1950s, resulting in a “near permanent contamination of the natural environment”. In this short film by Surfers Against Sewage, narrated by the actress Imelda Staunton, the scale of … More Call to cut plastic pollution across the UK

The couple on a mission to clean up their neighbourhood

‘Leith could be the loveliest part of Edinburgh’ reads the opening line on the Leithers Don’t Litter website. And it’s true, it really could be – and if Zsuzsa and Gerry Farrell have their way, it absolutely will be. Zsuzsa and Gerry, got so tired of the amount of litter blighting their hometown that they … More The couple on a mission to clean up their neighbourhood

Sign

here, amidst the overgrown tranquility, let’s hope to see no discarded packets or rusting cans: the only litter allowed is nature’s own This post is for Cee’s Black and White Challenge. This week’s theme is signs of any kind. The picture, in case anyone is curious, was taken on the lane near to the meadow I … More Sign