Litter warning as people head to the countryside after lockdown eases

iNEWS reports green campaigners are warning of potential disaster for wildlife and a costly clean ups by hard-pressed council crews unless people venturing outdoors with friends after months in lockdown take home their litter this weekend.

Cleaning teams were swamped with an unprecedented amount of rubbish when coronavirus restrictions were lifted last summer – with 33 tonnes of waste cleaned up along the Dorset coast and Lake District rangers discovering a tent and a full suitcase abandoned by a tarn.

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