‘Tis the (Summer) Season

Jon and I decided to take advantage of the good weather recently and go on a walk around Chippenham just for the sake of a little exercise. We had no bags or litter pickers, just a desire to get moving. However, the universe had other plans. It wasn’t long before we found a Tesco bag …

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Festival Fundamentals

Earlier this year I wrote a blog post entitled Why People Litter that outlines the reasons I’ve identified that drive littering behaviour in the UK. Very soon after it was published, the Off the Ground Twitter feed was full of photos of a littered Hyde Park after a sunny Bank Holiday weekend, prompting me to …

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Reduce Your Wasteline: Get Social

If you watched Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Anita Rani’s recent series War on Plastic, you’ll have seen that they focused on changing the behaviour of people living on a single street and—spoilers ahead—they managed to reduce the amount of single-use plastics by a whopping 45%. I am firmly convinced that one of the reasons for this …

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