We can't keep paying massive litter bill

Wepay £1billion in England each year to clean our streets – and this is a bill wecan’t keep paying.

Itis time everyone realised the scale of the task facing local authorities likeSutton in keeping the places we call home clean and tidy and initiatives likethis are vital if we are to educate people about the impact of their behaviour.

Thequestion we all need to ask ourselves is “When it comes to litter, which sideof the fence are you on?

– Phil Barton, Keep Britain Tidy

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Council creates rubbish mountain with a day's litter

An 11 tonne mountain of rubbish was created in the middle of Sutton High Street today as part of an anti-litter campaign to change bad habits and save council tax payers money.