1.5 million abandoned trolleys 'blighting' UK, says report

Quinn, Ian
October 2015
Grocer;10/24/2015, p6
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a report from the Local Government Association (LGA), which claimed that an estimated 1.5 million trolleys are abandoned every year. It is also reported that these abandoned trolleys block the streets and waterways. Disclosed is the estimated cost of cleaning trolleys from watercourses. Cited are several suggested measures to address trolley theft in Great Britain such as increased use of closed-circuit television (CCTV) in store premises and wheel locking devices.


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