Environment

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Success is second nature for Sutton Ecology Centre

The summer of 2015 has been yet another successful one for the popular Sutton Ecology Centre, having hosted a wide range of exciting environmental-awareness-raising events for the borough. The centre, which is located at The Old Rectory in Festival Walk, Carshalton and is funded by Sutton Council, attracted more than 360 borough children and their […]

Swimming pool man convicted for chopping council trees

A 40-year-old man has been convicted and sentenced for damaging a number of ash and sycamore trees next to his property. Xhavit Krasniqi, of Coleridge Avenue, Sutton, had arranged for unqualified workers to carry out lopping and topping of six trees from the neighbouring Sutton Council-owned Westmead Allotments. Officers from the Sutton Police Safer Parks Team […]

Curious about composting? Sign up for free bins thanks to new council scheme

Free home composting bins will now be available to all Sutton residents, as part of the council’s mission to go greener. Residents can order their choice of a 220 or 330-litre bin and pay just £5 for delivery. You can order up to three bins. Cllr Jill Whitehead, Chair of Sutton Council’s Environment and Neighbourhoods Committee, […]

Still time to sign up for green garden waste scheme

More residents are being encouraged to sign up for the new green garden waste scheme. So far 12,047 households have signed up ahead of the 15 February 2015 deadline. This has exceeded the council’s 10,000 target but as many as possible are needed to ensure the scheme is a success. There’s still time to either […]