Thirty million tonnes of litter is picked up from Britain’s streets each year — enough to fill four Wembley Stadiums.
There’s been a spike of interest in litter picking since the pandemic began last year, and some new Manchester groups
It’s late in the day, but I have a new lockdown hobby. During my daily walks around Manchester city centre,
A team of around 45 volunteers, coordinated by the management company CityCo, headed to Piccadilly Gardens and carried out activities including weeding, jet washing, litter picking and cleaning the fountains.
Salford City Council will be spending an additional £545,000 on cleaning the city’s streets and parks after being urged to act from public feedback.
The council’s mission to keep Manchester clean has resulted in a staggering increase in people being hit with fines, with more offenders last year than the previous four put together.
Manchester City Council is collecting reports on littering, fly tipping, spillages and eyesores via their homepage, alongside an interesting new website called FixMyStreet.com.
Metal cylinders, once containing the potentially lethal ‘legal high’ laughing gas, that are littered across Salford by users are being transformed into a community art project by police officers.
Christopher Lear, 34, of Carisbrook Street in Harpurhey, received fines of £160, along with £240 in costs and an additional £20 victims of crime surcharge.
A load of rubbish! Manchester council show damage of litterbug shoppers with huge pile of dumped waste
The rubbish used was collected in just three days