Sustainability & the Environment

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Recycling

Introduce recycling bins in the town centre.

Litter

Build on the success of the council’s Big Clean Up scheme and implement a scheme to provide free litter-picking equipment to registered groups and individuals throughout the borough; and brings together like-minded volunteers who wish to care for their neighbourhoods in this way by creating an online community for mutual support, and the sharing of ideas and success stories.

Rewilding Agree a borough-wide  policy of rewilding verges.
Waste reduction

Implement low-cost, tried-and-tested initiatives to tackle fly-tipping, including marking with ‘Crime Scene Investigation’ tape and Social Impact stencils.

A greener Borough Council

Respond to the Climate Emergency declared in 2019 by reducing the Council’s carbon footprint and encouraging residents to reduce their own carbon impact.