Incorrect disposal of chewing gum is a significant issue for many local authorities. It is an important and emotive issue for local residents as carelessly discarded gum can be costly to remove.
If we are going to win the battle against gum litter, we need to focus on education – particularly in schools. By helping students understand that gum littering is wrong and has a consequence, we can significantly reduce gum litter.
We invite Local Authorities to participate in the campaign. With the support of the GLT, Local Authorities launch and run their campaigns locally in return for paid-for advertising in their area.
12 May 2017
Speaking at the official launch of the 2017 campaign, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment...
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of people now recognise that dropped gum is litter
of people correctly identify the core message of the campaign
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