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On October 22, 2012, in Uncategorized, by PeterSilverman

ZILCH stands for Zero Instances of Litter Can Happen.  Its founder, Quentin Brodie Cooper, is setting up a network of individuals to work together to eliminate litter. His web site is

Quentin’s most notable success has been to set up regular internet conferences of like minded people. I joined in my first one last Thursday. Quentin had sent me instructions on how to log in at the appointed time. I was able to see the the shared screen and communicate with the other participants via a communal telephone link.

The highlight of the event was a presentation entitled “A sociologist’s view on the problem of littering and potential solutions” by Dr. Nic  Groombridge, a sociologist and criminologist and author of the ‘Hard’ to be green? ‘Zero-tolerance’ and litter blog entry and a chapter titled “Litter” in the Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology.

I will send out a newsletter alert as and when future conferences are planned.

Peter Silverman
22nd October 2012 




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