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Do your bit to Clean Up Scotland

Do your bit to Clean Up Scotland

We can all do our bit to help Clean Up Scotland.

Whether you are an individual, member of a community or a school, find out how you can help tackle litter:

Organise a litter pick

Organising a litter pick or clean up is a great way for you and your community to make a difference to your local area. Here's how:

1. Decide on a date and location.

2. Have a look at our Clean Up Scotland information and survey pack. This pack will guide you in detail through the steps involved in organising a successful litter pick. It also has a guide to staying safe as well as advice for on the day.

3. Register your litter pick with us. If you want the event to be public facing we can it to our map, and your efforts will be counted in with the band of fantastic people across Scotland who are cleaning up Scotland.

4. Once registered, you will need to organise borrowing equipment, you can contact your local authority or check to see if one of our Community Clean Up Hubs are in your area. You will also need to contact your local authority to arrange removal of the litter you collect.

5. Advertise your event on Facebook, X (Twitter), LinkedIn and Instagram (and don't forget to tag us!)

Do a #2MinuteCleanUp

Haven't any time to organise a full event? You can still do your bit by doing a #2MinuteCleanUp near you. Why not nip out in the morning, over lunch or in the evening and pick up whatever you can. It's easy:

1. Grab a bag - a plastic bag for life will do!

2. Get outdoors and pick up any littered items you find. 

3. Tag us with @KSBScotland to promote your efforts and encourage others to join!

Nominate someone for our Clean Up Scotland Hero award

Does someone you know go that extra mile to keep their local area clean?

In July we're asking you to nominate your #LockdownLitterHero. Do you know someone who fits the criteria that you'd like to nominate? Find more information here.

Borrow our litter mascot costumes

We have a range of mascot costumes which are free to hire for community groups, schools and organisations. We want to support you to tailor campaigns in your local community and mascot costumes are a fun way of raising awareness of serious environmental issues.

Email for more details.

Buy discounted equipment

Get discounted litter picking equipment from our partners at Helping Hand Environmental. Use the code KSBGROUP on their website or download the Volunteer Order Form.

Bin It to Win It with LitterLotto

We've partnered with LitterLotto, a behaviour change app, to encourage more people to bin their litter. Download the app from your app store to be in with a chance to win one of the weekly prize draws.

Thank you for getting involved and helping us keep Scotland beautiful! 

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