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Local authority to stop street cleaning operations

A Scottish local authority has decided that the best way for it to combat waste problems is to stop its street cleaning operations altogether. While this may sound like a contradictory standpoint, East Lothian Council (ELC) believes that the approach will force the wider public into taking responsibility for their waste. ELC principal amenity officer Stuart Pryde said: For too long now local authorities have been tolerating the scourge that is littering. ...