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Ultimately, to stop the litter emergency we need to tackle it at source and prevent it in the first place, otherwise the litter will keep coming. This means looking at the roots of the problem, including our consumption lifestyle, what leads to the littering behaviours and escape of waste, and matching interventions to stop it.

Littering is not a simple problem to solve and it requires partnership work across many stakeholders, alongside engagement with all communities. Read more about the issues causing the litter emergency, the interventions that we can put in place as well as information on funding and communications to help make it happen.

The Community Litter Hub is delivered in partnership with: