Tag Archives: Keep Britain Tidy

Public brand litter a turn off

More than a third of people would be less likely to buy from a business whose branded litter they see on the street, new research has found. Three quarters of those questioned looked upon a business negatively when seeing litter with their brand on it, according to the survey by Vapour.com. McDonald’s is the brand…
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Businesses sign landmark paper cup agreement

McDonald’s and Starbucks are among fourteen organisations to have signed a new agreement to accelerate UK recycling of paper cups. The cross-industry collaboration is being coordinated by trade body the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) and is expected to result in significant progress in PE lined paper cup recycling over the…
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Foodservice heavyweights urge government to act on litter

A NATIONAL litter strategy is needed to tackle the UKs £1bn litter problem, say businesses and campaign groups. Signatories to the Litter Manifesto include retailers McDonald’s and Wriggleys; associations such as the Packaging Federation, Beer and Pub Association and British Soft Drink Association; as well as campaign groups such as Keep Britain Tidy and the…
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Neat streets campaign aims to make litter personal

A NEW Westminster campaign hopes to tackle the problem of littering by making the issue personal.                   The Neat Streets campaign, launched by the charity HubBub and supported by Westminster City Council, Veolia, Lucozade Ribena Suntory and others, aims to stop litter bugs in their tracks by…
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Big brands sign up to kick off cup recycling scheme

FOUNDING MEMBERS of the ‘Simply Cups’ recycling scheme include John Lewis Partnership, BaxterStorey and ISS Facility Services                   Following the recent announcement that the UK’s only paper cup recycling scheme will be launched from August 1st, there has been overwhelming support from all sections of the supply…
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McDonald’s and Coca-Cola sign up to litter prevention pledge

MCDONALD’S, KFC, Coca-Cola Enterprises and Wrigley, have all signed up to a litter prevention commitment organised by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.                             Earlier this month, Keep Britain Tidy launched its 'Litter Prevention Commitment' at a Tidy Britain All Party Parliamentary Group…
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Eco cleaning products receive European accolade

DELPHIS ECO received the prestigious EU Ecolabel Communication “Business to Business” award for 2012. It was recognised amongst 1300 companies who hold EU Ecolabel licenses across all 27 EU Member States for their outstanding promotion and communication of the EU Ecolabel.                   It's the second time a…
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Groups gather to tackle foodservice litter

DETAILS OF THE first ever meeting of Europe’s leading 15 litter prevention organisations have just been released.   The group met in Brussels in November in a bid to create a Pan-European network which will share best practice on how to reduce litter from foodservice. It will also initiate an annual “Clean Europe Day” from…
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