Thoughts on latest fly-tipping stats

Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for Clean Streets, Recycling and Environment, reflects on the latest fly-tipping statistics nationally, which were published by Defra recently… Mention the word fly-tipping to anyone, and you are likely to provoke a mixture of emotions from anger to concern to despondency. Whenever I see a pile of illegally dumped rubbish, […]

Carrier bag charge: all you need to know

Jacqui Kennedy, Acting Strategic Director of Place, explains why retailers must charge 5p for plastic carrier bags they provide from today (5 October 2015). Whether you’re picking up groceries or treating yourself to a shopping spree, from today, you would be wise to take your own bags. The new law, which comes into effect today, […]