The village of Draycott is located on the Derbyshire/Nottingham border. Although not a ‘picture postcard’ village, it does have the important industrial heritage of lace manufacture once common in the region and several grand industrial buildings remain standing as a marker of the village’s history.
Castleconnell TidyTowns has had Amberol products for seven years, having come across the company online. The group recently decided to expand their range of Amberol products by investing in some cup and saucer self-watering planters having found traditional hanging baskets difficult to maintain during warmer weather.
Every year, 300 tonnes of rubbish is cleared from the River Thames. Now, a new campaign launched in May aims to reduce litter in the Thames by encouraging tourists and residents to take action. Named For Fish’s Sake, the scheme will specifically target ‘tidy litterers’- those who leave litter next to overflowing bins or put waste down storm drains.
Halstead is a small town in rural Essex with a population of around 12,000 residents. The Halstead in Bloom organisation was formed as a community/volunteer group in 2000 to help clean, beautify and brighten up the town for all those who live, work and visit there.
We like to think we can help solve most people’s rubbish and recycling problems with our sturdy litter bins. So, when the remote South Atlantic island of St Helena came to us looking for a way to improve recycling rates and tackle a problem with mynah birds, we were happy to come up with a bespoke solution.