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.
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.
Don’t Mess With Croydon – Take Pride has gone from strength to strength with hundreds of people volunteering to help clean up their communities.
Wandle Park cleared as Don’t Mess With Croydon – Take Pride partners with Great British Spring Clean
Croydon Council staff gave up an hour of their time on Thursday 11 April, volunteering to clear up the area around Wandle Park.
A fly-tipper caught dumping 10 tonnes of waste, including a carpet, sofas and bathroom furniture outside garages in Waddon, has been told to pay nearly £2,000 in costs and compensation.