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Join the #LitterHeroes in #GBSpringClean 2017

Biggest-ever national clean-up aims to create 500,000 #LitterHeroes and wins backing from businesses and charities   01 December 2016

Costa launches cup recycling initative

New scheme will recycle 30 million cups a year   29 November 2016

Proud to support Superbin - the park's toolbox!

We are proud to support Superbin, an invention that supports councils and volunteers in the fight against litter.   24 November 2016

Best parks for bees recognised with award

Nineteen parks and green spaces have been presented with a Bees' Needs Award.    08 November 2016

The Journal of Litter and Environmental Quality

Exciting new project, Journal of Litter, coming in the New Year.    07 November 2016

Steve Backshall becomes latest Ambassador

Steve Backshall, TV presenter, naturalist and novelist, is the latest celebrity to become a voluntary ambassador for Keep Britain Tidy.   28 October 2016

New action plan to tackle fly-tipping launches

Reaching the Tipping Point: our action plan for fly-tipping is launched at the Tidy Britain All-Party Parliamentary Group.   20 October 2016

Public picks the UK's ten favourite parks

Thousands vote in poll to find the most loved Green Flag Award-winning parks.    18 October 2016

Rapper rhymes for Don't Muck Around campaign

A Loughborough rapper has teamed up with Charnwood Borough Council to put rhythm and rhyme into a campaign to tackle litter and dog fouling.   12 October 2016

Wales doubles amount of recycling

New figures revealed this week show the average combined reuse, recycling and composting rate across Wales’ 22 local authorities has jumped to 60%,   12 October 2016

Happy birthday to the bag charge!

This week marks the first birthday of England’s plastic carrier bag charge and, in that time, our use of plastic carrier bags has declined by 85%.   05 October 2016

School kids get on bikes to pedal waste food

Pupils in Dagenham have been ‘pedaling’ surplus fruit and vegetables, creating smoothies made from surplus fruit and veg donated by Lidl.   23 September 2016