Durham Residents Blighted by Piles of Rubbish

Sunday, 11 February 2018 09:05:43 Europe/London

Durham residents have complained to the local council about the amount of rubbish piling up around wheelie bins close to their homes in the Lambton area, bin reductions have been reduced to once per fortnight  but with so many homes having multiple occupancies and not enough bins to cover.  

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Colchester Bin Collection Changes Lead to an Increase in Fly-tipping

Saturday, 10 February 2018 08:58:06 Europe/London

Colchester Council scrapped weekly general waste collections last year and since then they have found an increase in fly-tipping and found more people are being forced to go the local tip, despite all this recycling rates have gone up.  

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Going Underground - Is This the End of the Wheelie Bin

Thursday, 2 November 2017 12:24:28 Europe/London

Cambridge is going to the first city in England to feature an underground waste disposal system, the system will replace around 9000 wheelie bins that were on the site, the idea is to create a way of more sustainable living without making changes that would affect the way the area looks like the wheelie bins did.  

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Do You Know That Fly-Tipping is a Crime

Monday, 10 April 2017 10:32:59 Europe/London

Flytipping is the deliberate dumping of waste, this can be anything from a single bag of rubbish to an entire truck load, it doesn't just damage beauty spots but it can also cause damage to wildife and the environment.  

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Grant funding available to help community litter prevention in Scotland

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 10:13:53 Europe/London

Many of our customers are in Scotland, from schools and local authorities to hospitals and private households. When we saw this opportunity from Zero Waste Scotland, we simply had to share it!

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Organising a litter-picking event

Saturday, 31 January 2015 20:07:09 Europe/London

When’s the last time you took part in a community event? Having a street party or craft fair is great fun, but there’s nothing quite like getting people together to do something proactive that will benefit the neighbourhood long-term. An excellent example is organising a litter-picking event.

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