Step One: Identify a suitable area
- Download and read our Upstream Battle surveying guide
- Print out our survey sheet.
- Black and white survey version available here
- Pick your site and decide on a date to conduct your litter count
Doing a litter pick too?
- Register your litter pick as an event on the Clean Up Scotland online portal
- Contact your local authority to organise litter picking equipment for the event and arrange an uplift for the litter you collect
- Promote your event to your broader community to get others involved, tagging @KSBScotland @CleanUpScotland and using hashtag #UpstreamBattle #MakeLitterCount
How to do a litter pick
Help us to tackle the problem of litter. Through doing a survey of a 100m area you can help us to understand exactly what we need to do to target and support those responsible for littering to clean up their act, inform decision making and ultimately reduce litter.