Residents of Taiwan’s capital Taipei are using machines called iTrash booths to recycle cans and bottles in exchange for credit on their transport smart cards.
Fifers have been urged to name and shame fly-tippers who illicitly dump commercial waste after one of the most shocking cases seen in the kingdom in recent years.
Sir, – The story on Fife Council scrapping the Adopt A Street plan is a terribly sad reflection on the local authority and its workforce.
Offenders cleaning the streets in the Mearns as part of payback orders seeing “real results” in villages
Streets across the Mearns are being transformed by offenders paying their dues to society.
It was used toilet paper. The scrap floated past, like seaweed. For the first swim of the holiday, it wasn’t a good start. We are promised paradise, but get partially decayed toilet paper in the salty waters of the Mediterranean.
Dundee City Council has warned people who dump unwanted furniture on city streets they could be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.
Calls have been made for more frequent bin collections in the west end of Dundee — because sun-seekers have been so conscientious about disposing of their litter that there is no room left for residents' waste.
A Dundee councillor has called for a crackdown on litter louts after pleas for sun-seekers to pick up their rubbish went unheeded.
Louts who burned a tree and left swathes of rubbish while having a BBQ in Camperdown Park have been branded "deplorable".
Sun worshippers have been slammed for leaving a sea of detritus over a Dundee beauty spot on the hottest day of the year.