The perpetrator of recent illegal rubbish dumping has been identified and slapped with a fine. A local resident near Brookfield Factory contacted the Leader last week to complain of the substantial amount of rubbish that had been left in the area.
The shores of the Thames Estuary are an important feeding ground for wading birds and other marine wildlife. Yet the plastic litter dumped along the shore will have far-reaching effects on marine life.
Half of British households recycle less than 50% of waste