The Roadside Litter Campaign Group
The Roadside Litter Campaign Group is made of key stakeholders in the management of roadside litter across the country. The group meets quarterly to discuss progress and plan for the future. In addition, group members provide operational support in their respective areas of action.
The Roadside Litter Campaign Group currently comprises the following:
Road Operating companies are contracted out by Transport Scotland to handle day to day maintenance of Scotland's trunk roads. The priority is repairs and improvements to ensure safe travel and steady movement of traffic but this also includes tasks like sweeping, sign cleaning, weed spraying and grass cutting and litter picking.
Road Operating Companies are responsible for litter picking on Motorways and special roads -litter picking on all other roads is the responsibility of the local aut
We work closely with a number of local authorities who have expressed a particular interest in tackling roadside litter. We hope to engage all local authorities on this issue over the course of the campaign. If you are a local authority looking to get involved please get in touch.