Magnets that attract more litter

Big, brightly coloured items of litter such as crisp packets and bottles act as 'beacons' for others to drop rubbish, yet they can also help local authorities streamline services and save money, as Sarah French explains

by Sarah French
Where the beacons were present, more than a third of people saw it as a signal to drop items. Photograph Keep Britain Tidy
Where the beacons were present, more than a third of people saw it as a signal to drop items. Photograph Keep Britain Tidy

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