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Activities & Resources

Start your own campaign

Our #MyBeachYourBeach resources are available for download here.

To find out more about deploying the campaign in your area please get in touch with us by emailing beach@keepscotlandbeautiful.org

Social media cards

Our social media cards are designed to be shared on Facebook and Twitter. Click on the images below for options to download.

Facebook

Twitter

Doggy Ambassadors 2020
A local pooch was selected, by popular vote, to be 'Bag it and Bing it' Doggy Ambassador for each coast:

Poppy, Ayr

Download social card.
'Dog poo pollutes the sand and sea #MyBeachYourBeach'

Stella, Fisherrow Sands

Download social card.
'Dog poo pollutes the sand and sea #MyBeachYourBeach'

Posters

We know that increasing bin visibility increases bin use.

Use this campaign-branded posters to encourage responsible behaviours on the beach.

Download artwork:

Put your litter in the bin (A4 poster)

Bag it and bin it (dog poo) (A4 poster)

Don't feed the gulls (A4 poster)

Leaflets

Browse our campaign leaflets or contact us to request hard copies.

Download artwork:

General leaflet (Tri-fold)

Supporter pack (for businesses and organisations) (A5)

Activities and learning

If you're keen to take action for your beach, here's some suggestions and support:

Carry out a litter pick

Physical distancing rules mean that big clean up events are not possible for the time being. But that's not to say that you and your household cannot take action yourselves! Whether you're a beach local or a visitor, you can play a small part to help keep the sand and sea clean for everyone to enjoy.

Head over to Clean Up Scotland for guidance and to get started.

                                                      

Carry out a litter count

Can you help us understand litter? Whether as part of a litter pick or as a standalone activity during a day out, every litter count helps us build both a local and a national picture of what is being littered and where it's coming from. This is vital for monitoring and for local campaigning.

Check out our citizen litter count pack.

                                                      

Become a 'My Beach, Your Beach' business

Find out what businesses can do to support the improvement of bathing water quality and beaches. 

Will you take the pledge?

 

               

Young Reporter | Beach Edition

As part of four celebration of beaches this year, we're inviting young people at our featured beaches to dig a little deeper into a topic of their choosing and help show why your local beach is worth taking care of. 

Learn more about a selected topic, get reporting experience and support through our Young Reporter Scotland programme and you will also have a chance to enter into the  national and international competitions.

Learn more

Other resources

Looking to expand you understanding of all things 'bathing water'? You can find some more resource below.

Cool Seas Explorers

Become a Cool Seas Explorer with the Marine Conservation Society, and learn more about our UK seas with these resources, activities and games.

Learn more

                                                                                          

Keep the cycle going

What does water use at home have to do with your beach? Track the water cycle from raindrop to ocean and find out how the water you use at home is cleaned before it ends up back in the sea.

Learn more

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