Cleaner streets: Combined Litter and Detritus – Increase the proportion of sites inspected that meet the acceptable standard (Grade B or above)

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What does this mean?

This measure shows the proportion of sites that meet the acceptable standard for levels of litter and detritus throughout the borough. The acceptable standard is defined by DEFRA as ‘predominantly free of litter except for some small items’.

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Why is this important?

This measure is important because it shows how effective the Council’s street cleaning, waste and recycling teams are in making sure all residents can be proud of their borough as a clean and pleasant place.