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MSP joins in litter pick in the Pentlands

ONE DAY, ONE PLANET, ONE GOAL As part of World Cleanup Day, Gordon Macdonald MSP took part in a litter pick organised by Friends of the Pentlands on Saturday 15 September.The litter pick events are...

I caught the litter bug

You may have noticed of late that myself and other people have bemoaning the state of Edinburgh's bins and rubbish collection. In fact, I admit I have gone a little Kevin Turvey – Investigative Reporter* on the subject.  Over...

Anti-litter campaign launched today

Pictured left to right: Abinaya Selveraj; Leon Dagg; Convener of the Friends of Inverleith Park Pamela Barnes; Nicolas Hann-Rengifo; Councillor Lesley Hinds; Jamie Stewart; Keep Scotland Beautiful Campaigns Director Mark Bevan; Tamanna Paranthaman.A mountain...

Smoking in South West Edinburgh? Don’t drop your litter!

CRACKDOWN ON SMOKING LITTER IN SOUTH WEST EDINBURGHEdinburgh’s South West Neighbourhood team will be stepping up patrols this week and next as part of an initiative to target smoking litter in the Gorgie and...

Cleaning up The Royal Mile

This week Scotland’s most historic street – the Royal Mile – is being given a fresh look in time for spring as Council staff, residents and businesses come together to spruce up the thoroughfare. From...

No butts in Haymarket!

Environmental wardens in the busy Haymarket area of Edinburgh are encouraging commuters to ‘bin their butts’ in the latest anti-litter initiative to hit the city. The operation is part of a series of anti-litter campaigns...

Litter campaign hailed a success

An anti-litter campaign to reduce the amount of cigarette litter in the city centre has been hailed a success.The week-long pilot scheme which took place in October 2010 found that cigarette litter decreased by...

Council extend consultation on rubbish

A Council consultation seeking the views of local residents on how to improve waste collection in the city centre World Heritage Site has been extended until 28 January.During the next few weeks, the Council...

No butts please

City centre environmental wardens have been encouraging shoppers on Rose Street to dispose of their cigarette butts in a clean way by handing out free 'mini bins' over the last few days.The...


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