The Scourge of Litter in the UK: Are the Actions of Some the Responsibility of All?

UK government plans to all but double the on the spot fine for littering is a welcome development in a country increasingly swimming in inconsiderately disposed waste, although punitive measures against those responsible don't tell the whole story, nor create a catchall panacea. On three recent, separate occasions I have come across examples of utter…

England’s Attitude to Highway Litter on a Road to Nowhere

The amount of litter snared in the undergrowth and verges of England's highways is a national disgrace, with little chance of this most unsightly of problems disappearing any time soon. Although on a purely aesthetic level littering has been a bugbear of mine as long as I can remember, there are several moral and practical…