Croydon Council has joined forces with residents and park users to launch a social media campaign aimed at combatting the challenges of litter dropped in our parks, after seven extra tonnes of rubbish were collected from April to June this year.
Croydon Council’s crackdown on fly-tipping has seen two more vans seized over the past weeks, bringing the total up to 50.
A week-long crackdown on fly-tipping in Norbury saw more than 30 fines issued as part of the council’s award-winning Don’t Mess With Croydon, Take Pride campaign.
Dutiful dogs and committed cats – as well as their owners – are being called to help save the planet, as a new recycling collection scheme gets under way in Croydon.
Household recycling and rubbish collections will be changing for three weeks over the Christmas period.
Croydon shopkeepers are being reminded they face fines if they illegally dump their trade rubbish after a council-led multi-agency operation found several businesses flouting the law.
Street Champions working with Croydon Council’s Don’t Mess With Croydon – Take Pride campaign hosted a series of community events across the borough to mark World Clean-Up Day.
Croydon has achieved a 48 per cent recycling rate – a nine per cent increase from this time last year - after major changes to household recycling and waste collections.
The successful Don’t Mess With Croydon – Take Pride campaign, cracking down on fly-tipping and littering in the borough, has now reached 225 successful prosecutions since it launched in 2014.
Croydon’s street champions are celebrating national Love Parks Week by holding a host of litter picks across the borough as part of the Don’t Mess With Croydon, Take Pride campaign.