Today's blog looks at the launch of the Great British Spring Clean 2019, including Environment Secretary Michael Gove attending a litter pick in West London.
On today's blog we look at the Daily Mail's coverage of the upcoming Great British Spring Clean, reporting nearly 100,000 people have signed up to litter clear-ups so far. We also report on Defra's announcement of the GovTech catalyst competition winners.
In today's blog we share extensive coverage of the upcoming Great British Spring Clean. We also announce Defra’s ambitious ‘Keep it Bin it’ anti-litter campaign which has today expanded to all seven of Extra MSA’s service stations.
On today's blog we look at Keep Britain Tidy’s litter report, threatened sand dunes, regulating hunt kennels and tougher sentences for animal cruelty.
On the blog today we look at a report that volunteer beach cleaners in Cornwall discovered a 1980s crisp packet and a 1950s washing up liquid bottle.
On the blog today we look at Government funding for innovative projects to tackle litter louts, the planting of the first tree of the Northern Forest and a letter from celebrities calling on Government to ban fur imports post-Brexit. We also look at Ofwat's review into last week’s water outages across England and Wales and the Government’s plans to launch a consultation on banning electric shock collars on cats and dogs.
On the blog today - statistics on marine litter are in the news; we look at government action to address this problem. Plus the Environment Secretary announces a review, led by Major General Tim Cross, into multi-agency flood plans.
The Environment Secretary and International Trade Secretary addressed questions for MPS and Lords yesterday on chlorinated chicken, and Minister Coffey today helps launch a 'bottleship' to clear plastic litter from the canals and waterways around London's Canary Wharf.
Maximum litter fines increased to £150, Secretary of State highlights the state of the country’s soils in a speech to industry stakeholders, EU Glyphosate vote fails, and the Environment Agency protected over 1000 properties during Storm Brian.