Category: enviroment

Litter signage pilot on A27

Highways England have chosen Lewes district to trial new litter prevention signage. The move follows Lewes District Council’s proactive action to recently clear litter from the A27 between Falmer and Beddingham. The pilot scheme, which launched on Monday 28 June, includes prominent electronic roadside signage installed which displays anti-littering messaging […]

Council removes more than two tonnes of litter from A27

Lewes District Council cleared 2.25 tonnes of litter and 17.5 tonnes of vegetation and soil blocking roadside drains from a 10km stretch of the A27 over four nights last week.  The council’s Environment First team worked between the Beddingham Roundabout and the Falmer slip road in stages from 9pm to 6am Monday to Thursday.  Energy drink cans, disposable coffee cups and contractor debris […]

No More Rubbish Excuses!

Millions of pieces of litter are dropped every day in England. Littering is not only unsightly, but has a devastating impact on our native wildlife. The national ‘Keep it, Bin it’ campaign, encourages people to responsibly dispose of their litter.  The campaign is targeted towards 16-24 year olds, with a […]

……and finally, Litter!

Local Councils including Eastbourne, have been working hard to ensure residents and visitors know that littering is always unacceptable. Keep an eye out for their posts on social media and please give them a ‘like’ and a ‘share’ to help spread the word!  Eastbourne Borough Council Facebook page

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Todays tips: Glass bottles and Jars: you can recycle all of these whatever their colour. Please remove lids and wash out before recycling. Remember though, we can’t recycle Pyrex, light bulbs or the glass from furniture like coffee tables and TV stands, mirrors or windows panes so please take these to […]

Todays tips for re-use and recycle

Ever need to recycle unopened glass, plastic or metal food packaging? Remember to open and empty the contents before recycling. As with all food packaging, please wash and squash before popping in your recycling bin! Have you tried our Report It app? It’s the quickest way to report environmental issues when you’re out and […]