12 Mar '18, 12am

Government backs wave of litter-busting pilot projects: Business Green

Government backs wave of litter-busting pilot projects: Business Green

The first round of funding from the government's Litter Innovation Fund was awarded late last week, with 14 projects from across the UK sharing almost £125,000 of support. Grants worth between £2,000 and £10,000 were assigned to a range of projects proposed by councils, charities and business across the country. Related articles Government backs wave of litter-busting pilot projects Not in da club: Deltic Group declares 'no straw attached' Reports: Mark Carney warns of market failure in fisheries Study: False emissions data cost EU countries €10bn in lost taxes in 2016 Lidl UK unwraps new plastic waste reduction strategy Successful projects include developing bins to prevent seagulls from scattering litter on beaches, working with river users to reduce plastic getting into rivers, helping to tackle the issue of litter getting into our marine environment, initiative to curb...

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