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
As part of Sheffield’s big clean up project, a community group recently came together for the first time to clean up their local area. The group, including pupils from Oasis Academy Watermead, responded to a call out in their local paper about the state of a footpath near to the school, and joined together to … More Sheffield community unites for litter pick
The UK Government has today (March 9) announced funding awards for a range of innovative projects designed to tackle litter louts in local communities, with the first round of awards of almost £125,000 going to a number of councils, charities, businesses, and public projects across the UK. Successful projects to receive grants of up to … More Grants to tackle litter louts awarded
The annual Great British Spring Clean is upon us once again. This event, organised by the environmental group Keep Britain Tidy, aims to cut litter, end waste, and to improve public spaces by getting half a million people out and about to help make their local communities litter free. Keep Britain Tidy, with the support … More The Great British Spring Clean is here!
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
‘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
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