UK’s biggest collaboration to improve recycling on the go

The UK gets through 13 billion plastic bottles, 9 billion drinks cans and 2.5 billion coffee cups each year and so much isn't recycled. #LeedsByExample launches with 23 collaborators to improve recycling on the go.Read more

Can an unusual biker brake the cycle of litter?

A sculpture made from bike-related litter rides into the Forest of Dean to raise awareness on the issue of littering.Read more

The surprising benefits of an inspiration alley

Oldham residents transformed three alleyways from unusable and fly-tipped area into safe community spaces. Could this be a catalyst for change across the whole of Oldham?Read more

Plastic Fishing expands thanks to Starbucks 5p coffee cup charge

From today Starbucks will be charging 5p for disposable cups which will be donated to Hubbub. We've got exciting plans for the money including a new plastic fishing boat.Read more

Starbucks rolls out 5p paper cup charge to all stores across Britain

In 2018 Starbucks launched a trial of a 5p charge on disposable coffee cups. After an encouraging increase in reusable cup use Starbucks will be expanding the trial to every store in Britain.Read more

Is the UK going to have to rethink our water use?

Water use has increased massively in the heatwave. It's estimated that in the first weekend of July 3.9 billion litres of water will go down the drain due to super-sized paddling pools.Read more

Industry giants join forces to tackle ‘on-the-go’ recycling

Hubbub has brought together the largest coalition of companies it has worked with to-date to tackle ‘on-the-go-recycling’ in Leeds.Read more

Join 'Leeds By Example' collaboration

Hubbub is calling on businesses and organisations in Leeds City Centre to sign up to a new creative campaign that will tackle recycling on the go, starting in October 2018.Read more

Hubbub launches #DriveDownLitter Campaign

For the first time in the UK, motorists will get a 5p reward for recycling empty plastic bottles and coffee cups as part of the #DriveDownLitter campaign.Read more

Can community action cut fly-tipping?

For the past year Hubbub has partnered with Oldham Council exploring whether community action can cut fly-tipping. We worked in five streets to gain a greater understanding of the causes of fly-tipping and to explore solutions. Results have been mixed.Read more