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March 2014

No Time to Waste
Keep Britain Tidy launched No Time to Waste, the charity’s first-ever discussion paper focusing on ending waste and managing resources within environmental limits.

We are best known for our work on litter. However, since our merger with the charity Waste Watch we have been increasingly working on waste and natural resource challenges.


February 2014

Keep Britain Tidy and SITA launch inquiry to boost urban recycling rates
In partnership with SITA UK, Keep Britain Tidy has launched a national initiative to find new ways of improving recycling rates in England’s major cities.


January 2014

Binning the bin bible
Exposing the myths of weekly collections


December 2013

Missed opportunity to prevent waste
England’s Waste Prevention Programme fails to put waste prevention at the top of the hierarchy.


November 2013

Westminster Forum Projects: Waste Prevention Conference
Reducing and managing waste in the UK: implementing the Waste Prevention Programme and moving towards a 'zero waste' economy


Wise up to Waste and come to our ‘Super Swish’ afternoon
As part of its “Wise up to Waste” campaign, the North London Waste Authority (NLWA) and Keep Britain Tidy have been running a series of Swishing events in the seven north London boroughs to raise awareness about textile reuse.


Our challenge for Tesco
With the release of WRAP's household food waste figures today and last fortnights figures from Tesco we have a challenge for the supermarkets.


October 2013

Swishing takes over North London
Ever wanted to wear what other people are wearing or want a whole new wardrobe without breaking the bank or wasting what you have already? You can do just this by Swishing.


The rise of local authority recycling services - despite the cuts
Last week a BBC poll suggested that many people in the UK think the quality of public services overall have been maintained or improved in the past five years despite government cuts. This is clearly welcome news and demonstrates that in many areas councils have done an excellent job of doing more with less.


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