We all know that litter is bad. It's a message that's been drummed into us for decades. But it seems for many that message still isn't getting through.
According to the charity Keep Wales Tidy, only just over three per cent of streets in Wales are completely litter free. And as council budgets are squeezed, it's a cost they could well do without.
Wales This Week investigates the issues surrounding litter and what's being done to tackle it.
Watch the programme and catch up on all previous episodes of Wales This Week here.
Half of all people in Wales are estimated to drop litter, rather than using a bin or taking it home.Read the full story ›
Ahead of tonight's Wales This Week on cyber security, Andrea Byrne asks how secure she is online - and where her digital blindspots are.Read the full story ›
Worried about how to protect yourself from nuisance calls, spam text messages, emails, identity theft and online fraud?
Here's some advice from our experts:
- Change your passwords regularly.
- Use different passwords for different sites.
- Use complicated passwords which do not consist of dictionary words - try remembering a sentence, use the first letters of each word and add something relevant to the site you are using. For Example; I Like Eating Ice Cream In The Sun ITV = ILEICITSitv - add numbers too if you like.
- Try to limit the amount of information that you give. Use a nick name, use your dates with dates of birth unless it’s for legal reasons, just put a different date of birth in. Try to confuse the system.
- Make sure you 'tick' or sometimes 'untick' those pesky boxes to make sure your details aren't passed on without you knowing.
- Register with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) to stop all those unwanted calls and text messages. This is free and works for both mobiles and landlines - For more information visit: The Information Commissionner's Office website
- Report any unwanted text messages and nuisance calls to the ICO - but do check their website as what constitutes 'something to complain about'.
- Make sure any old devices are completely destroyed if you don't want them anymore.
- If you do want to sell them on or give them to charity or a recycling company make sure you encrypt the phone before going ahead with the factory reset. And always consult an expert to make sure you are fully safe to pass on that device. - Data wiping companies can be found online.
- Stay up to date with all the latest scams simply by visiting Get Safe Online and Action Fraud regularly.
People don’t have to be victims, they can actually take some control themselves.
They can make sure they are aware of what the scams are out there, they can put all the protection on their laptops, on their PCs on their tablets and on their mobile phones to make sure that they are not giving away to the criminals, the information that the criminals are going to use to defraud you.
Nuisance calls, spam text messages and emails - why are we getting so many of them? Are we leaving ourselves open to identity fraud?Read the full story ›
In the run up to Christmas, Wales This Week investigates the dangers of buying cheap, fake and dangerous goods on the internet.
You can catch up with this episode of Wales This Week: The True Cost of Christmas online at itv.com/walesprogrammes
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