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Developing a Litter Strategy for the City

To develop a litter strategy for Cambridge in accordance with the proposed principles and methodology detailed in the Officer report.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Executive Proposals: Change to plan or strategy;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/12/2020

Decision due: 28 Jan 2021 by Executive Councillor for Climate Change, Environment and City Centre

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Climate Change, Environment and City Centre

Department: Environmental Services

Contact: Alistair Wilson, Streets and Open Spaces Development Manager Email: Alistair.Wilson@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: This is a key item and will automatically appear on the agenda.

Background Information: This report will consider and make recommendations on the methodology and sets the principles as to what must be achieved from the developing Strategy. The report will set out the work to be completed so the strategy will be developed to be formed of four parts: 1 A strategic vision including a set of principles and policies. 2 A position statement, including an assessment of current infrastructure provision, an analysis of current litter hotspots, a comparison of current provision against hotspots to identify problem areas, an outline of the causes of the problems based on best available information, and ways in which infrastructure might contribute to improving the situation. 3 Feedback on and assessment of a range of activities based around awareness raising, education and enforcement to support behaviour change needed to help deliver the Strategy. 4 A plan which sets out likely costs and timescales for specific improvements, to move towards the proposed strategic vision.


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