Is Rhondda Cynon Taf Council turning a blind eye to corporate litter?
Many residents have complained about shopping trolleys being left in our streets or dumped in the rivers, both present a hazard and risk to public safety.
Why are the supermarkets getting away with allowing their shopping trolleys to be taken off-site in the first place? The profit supermarkets make would allow them to employ someone to recover abandon shopping trolleys or prevent the shopping trolleys being taken in the first place. @Trolleywise a company who are employed to retrieve shopping trolleys for local supermarkets can only do so when they are reported to them. That’s why we say supermarkets need to employ someone to recover abandon shopping trolleys not rely on the public to clean up its corporate litter for them.
The legislation is in place to stop this happening and the leader of Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Andrew Morgan has written to Asda way back on the 4 July 2016 about this problem. Has any supermarket been fined? Is the problem still with us? I say it is getting worse with Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Streetcare Enforcement not doing what Andrew Morgan said they would do. The question is why not bad management or just not interested?