Posted: Sun 19th Mar 2017

‘Love Where You Live’ Campaign Moves To Riverside

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Sunday, Mar 19th, 2017

Last week 28 streets were fully cleansed and over five tonnes of litter removed in the Riverside area of Cardiff. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The clear-up was organised as part of the ‘Love Where You Live’ campaign which has removed over 88 tonnes of extra rubbish from Cardiff’s streets – on top of normal cleansing operations – since the scheme began last autumn. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

City of Cardiff Council works with community groups and Keep Wales Tidy in order to run this initiative which is designed to nourish a sense of pride in local communities. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cabinet Member for Environment, Cllr Bob Derbyshire said: “Once again I would like to thank the community groups involved for such sterling work. I certainly appreciate the effort that goes into the ‘Love Where You Live’ campaign and from what I hear on the streets so does the wider community. But it’s a shame that such work is necessary in the first place. We have to keep hammering home the message that irresponsible disposal of waste is simply not acceptable.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Plasnewydd is targeted this week before the campaign moves to the outer wards starting with Pentyrch and Radyr. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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